Into the Pool

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today, I am sharing one of those anecdotes one simply does not forget from Born Standing Up, the bio by Steve Martin on his (brilliant) career in comedy. (I am a big fan). The book has a monochrome cover image with the title and his name in bright, sans serif yellow letters.Continue reading “Into the Pool”

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”

Stillness and Light

By: Gabriela Yareliz I just saw a little video on Mimi Ikonn’s Instagram stories of how she was walking in London and a hail/rain storm came out of nowhere. She and a friend took shelter under the ledge of a building. They were laughing and confused, getting soaked. It reminded me of that summer nightContinue reading “Stillness and Light”

Reflections Before Bedtime #90

By: Gabriela Yareliz We walked from the West Side to the East. We walked through that Central Park tunnel; you held the umbrella and all the bags. You shielded me from the chilled showers. A bus came, and we were almost bathed by the NYC puddle filth. When we saw the bus; the water; theContinue reading “Reflections Before Bedtime #90”

Monday Inspiration: October 13, 2014

By: Gabriela Yareliz Happy Monday, to one and to all. After a road trip and a whirlwind of a weekend, Monday has begun. Life is still in fast forward with no pause button in sight. Even when I try to get in some sleep, it’s more like, Let me hurry up and fall asleep toContinue reading “Monday Inspiration: October 13, 2014”

A Moveable Feast

By: Gabriela Yareliz Here is some inspiration from Ernest Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast. 1. We become better people when we laugh and make others laugh “They say the seeds of what we will do are in all of us, but it always seemed to me that in those who make jokes in life the seedsContinue reading “A Moveable Feast”

Recipe to have a life

By: Gabriela Yareliz My motto: Law school (or any school or work for that matter) is a part of my life, it is not my life. I think how you live your life depends on how you think of your life and what you want for yourself. It’s a conscious decision. If you don’t makeContinue reading “Recipe to have a life”