Radical

By: Gabriela Yareliz No one is born knowing. I like this saying. It reminds me to be patient with myself when I am facing new circumstances and learning to deal. Sometimes, I place an unbelievable amount of pressure on myself. This past week was an intense week of “learning to deal.” It was draining, emotional,Continue reading “Radical”

The Hours: August 20, 2016

The most random, memorable pieces of conversation from the day. Because sometimes, people say things that make you *double take*. – Gabriela Yareliz 8:39: “‘We overcome things, all sorts of things–including granola. She’s my bestie!’” (F sending me a quote from someone else) 8:55: “Where is this quote from? Cute.” (G) 8:56: “You, on AugustContinue reading “The Hours: August 20, 2016”

Like-minded People

By: Gabriela Yareliz May I just say that this weekend taught me an important lesson on the value and importance of surrounding yourself with like-minded people. Thank you, brunch from hell. #lessonlearned Some people are just there, waiting to hack at you with a machete, or they want to take you with them on a spiral intoContinue reading “Like-minded People”

Something I am sure of

By: Gabriela Yareliz [For those of you who like my personal posts, you are in for a treat. (I guess that depends on if you actually really like them.)Here is today in a nutshell, and thank you for reading. I know I am not the president or anything, so, I appreciate you taking time toContinue reading “Something I am sure of”

It came upon the midnight clear

By: Gabriela Yareliz This may be a bit cryptic and philosophical, but I will share anyway. (And now worries, it has nothing to do with my fabulous law school.) I think everyone has something that tries to trap them. Something that has been a part of one’s plan or hope maybe one’s entire life; whetherContinue reading “It came upon the midnight clear”

/I saw your sky/

Excerpts from Poem, “A Soldier’s Prayer” Look God, I have never spoken to you But now I want to say, “How do you do?” You see, they had told me you didn’t exist And like a fool I believed all this Last night from a shell hole I saw your sky I figured right thenContinue reading “/I saw your sky/”

Hurricane Sandy hits and the days after

By: Gabriela Yareliz Hello beautiful friends! My story begins with empty rooms and a lobby filled with students clutching their candles and flashlights. This is how we arrive to the scene: It has been such a long while. Well– not really; but kind of. It has been a crazy week to say the least. AfterContinue reading “Hurricane Sandy hits and the days after”

The Picture of Dorian Gray & Sensuality

By: Gabriela Gonzalez Why is it that things like pleasure, beauty and art end up leaving us empty and guilty? I found a fascinating book/play on the topic. It is a short play, a fictional conversation between Oscar Wilde, known for his if it feels good, do it philosophy; Blaise Pascal, the brilliant mathematician, andContinue reading “The Picture of Dorian Gray & Sensuality”