The Way We Were

By: Gabriela Yareliz People magazine has a list of ‘100 Reasons to Love America’ this week. (I didn’t subscribe; but for some reason, I receive magazines to my address from them). Guess what #100 was? Ben Affleck and J.Lo. I laughed. While it’s a bit ridiculous, it reminded me of relationship nostalgia. Then, there wasContinue reading “The Way We Were”

2020 People

By: Gabriela Yareliz The other night, I was at the window searching for that Christmas star situation. Hand gripping the window sill that was probably painted over for the hundredth time in 1992, twisting my neck to see if I could catch a glimpse of anything behind the thick ceiling of gray clouds that reflectContinue reading “2020 People”

Studio Update 6

By: Gabriela Yareliz I have been following the situation in Italy pretty closely. I watch little Italian news clips, and I watch some of my favorite quarantined Italian celebrities’ videos, thanks to Instagram stories and the live feature. Today, while I was listening to a video, I realized that I understood every word in Italian.Continue reading “Studio Update 6”

Studio Update 1

By: Gabriela Yareliz Hi guys, I thought I would write a quick update from my studio. I heard somewhere that even if you don’t find importance in what is happening or if you feel it’s mundane, you should still share what is happening in your world. New York City feels a bit post-apocalyptic, once again.Continue reading “Studio Update 1”

Praying for Italy

By: Gabriela Yareliz The town of Amatrice, Italy was destroyed by an earthquake. Praying for all who are suffering loss. This tragedy brought memories of the 2009 earthquake in Italy. Below, is a song I absolutely love that was recorded by popular Italian artists to raise money for the cause.

Causing Commotion

By: Gabriela Yareliz Some things are simply iconic in our minds. This scene from Malena is an iconic scene that I absolutely adore. This reminds me of what it’s like to walk through New York, sometimes. Oh to be like Malena! A showstopper; Causing Commotion; Making them talk; Making them watch. “Show’s over! She’s gone now!”

Weird News

1] Primaries for the Democratic Candidate for the Mayoral Race in NYC (Sept. 10) Looks like De Blasio is in the lead. He flaked on the Q & A, and the event was canceled at the church last week. Still, he seems to be one of the best options out there. We’ll see what happens.Continue reading “Weird News”