This Month’s Picks: November 2014

By: Gabriela Yareliz November, November, November. You have given me unexpected gifts, and for that I am grateful. I was pressing some  little purple flowers in a book, and I thought, it’s funny how something so temporary, like a flower, can have its beauty preserved, even after it’s lifeless. I once had a discussion with a friend who said there wasContinue reading “This Month’s Picks: November 2014”

Sunday Girl

Soundtrack: “In my mind, it’s Sunday all the time.” By: Gabriela Yareliz So, my dream of a rainy [omitted: humid] November came true, except for the humid part, which was part of the request. Yesterday, rain drops pelted us like bullets. Cold, stinging rain. I guess you can’t have it all. (Grin). November is here, andContinue reading “Sunday Girl”

This Month’s Picks: July 2014

[Change ‘medical school’ to ‘law school’ and her face to mine. The struggle is real.] By: Gabriela Yareliz  “We’re almost there and nowhere near it. All that matters is we’re going.” — Lorelai Gilmore, Gilmore Girls. Oh July! Why is it that I feel more disciplined during the semester as opposed to during summer? (I am laughingContinue reading “This Month’s Picks: July 2014”

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”

This Week’s Picks: November 10, 2013

By: Gabriela Yareliz Frosty morning to you. That is what this morning was. It has been so incredibly cold. We’ll all be drinking Barley drink (Kaffree Roma-substitute for coffee) and our (eye) glasses will be fogged as we seek warmth. We are now condemned to months in tights, boots, gloves, coats and wind. On theContinue reading “This Week’s Picks: November 10, 2013”