Being Human: Look Ugly in a Photograph

“The more you see the less you know The less you find out as you go I knew much more then than I do now” City of Blinding Lights, U2 By: Gabriela Yareliz GREAT EXPECTATIONS Expectations can be a funny thing. This week, I experienced this, first-hand. I was going to exchange letters with someoneContinue reading “Being Human: Look Ugly in a Photograph”

Monday Inspiration: May 4, 2015

[Audrey Hepburn, who shares my birthday] By: Gabriela Yareliz It’s my birthday week! There are exams to study for, but it is going to be a good week. It has been a fantastic year; one of my most stressful, but also one of the years most filled with growth. This is only the beginning. Random notesContinue reading “Monday Inspiration: May 4, 2015”

Exam Madness Inspiration

By: Gabriela Yareliz One word: Exams. Whole Foods had gluten-free pop tarts as buy-one-get-one-free. It also had a sale on Coconut Milk “Nog.” There is true joy in Manhattan. I also managed to trek in 20-something-degree weather (for my readers outside of the U.S., about -6 C?) for kale. Kale. Kale juice. Kale in allContinue reading “Exam Madness Inspiration”

Friday Motivation and Glee: December 5, 2014

By: Gabriela Yareliz It’s time to prepare for Sabbath. Friday means cleaning and jamming around my apartment (lots of Fifth Harmony, guys). I just received news that something I worked on with a colleague over the summer was extremely successful, and I am here celebrating that victory and blessing. The feeling you get when you are able to change someone’sContinue reading “Friday Motivation and Glee: December 5, 2014”

Pre-Finals Week Wednesday

1] When New Yorkers walked outside today: 2] BOSS INSPIRATION (to get me through finals, along with prayer and kale): Amal Clooney 3] Fifth Harmony dropped two music videos recently. One is a cover of one of the greatest Christmas songs (ever), the other is the long-awaited “Sledgehammer.” I sing Camila’s part at the topContinue reading “Pre-Finals Week Wednesday”

This semester, brought to you by: Jesus

How I feel after my last exam today: By: Gabriela Yareliz Here is to the end of the semester! It wasn’t until recently that I was able to walk around NYC with a friend under the holiday lights and hidden stars. School hit us hard this semester. Words–I feel like they’ve been flashing before myContinue reading “This semester, brought to you by: Jesus”

Exam Period Picks II

By: Gabriela Yareliz Just got out of another exam. I am brain dead. Con Law II is done. One more to go. I walked to Nolita afterward for the Em Cosmetics Pop-up Shop. I saw and said hello to Michelle Phan. She is the sweetest person! Truly. A brilliant artist. I walked in 25 degreeContinue reading “Exam Period Picks II”

This Week’s Picks: Nov. 17, 2013: The simple life

By: Gabriela Yareliz The temperature is heatin’ up! Okay. A 60 degree high isn’t so hot, but it’s better than 25 lows. But the weekend is over. We’ll see how the temperature fluctuates now. It has been a fabulous couple of weeks. We’ve been so busy, here in the law school world. I am inevitablyContinue reading “This Week’s Picks: Nov. 17, 2013: The simple life”