Before The World Knew Them

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today, I was talking to a friend about how excited I am to read Unfinished by Priyanka Chopra Jonas. It brought to mind all the cross-over stars I knew about before they were famous and well known here in the U.S. That’s the thing, when you are steeped into other cultures, youContinue reading “Before The World Knew Them”

Paper Doll

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today, I ventured out of my house and had hit 8k steps before 4 pm. I was exhausted. (I am so out of shape). Mind you, many of those steps were literal steps on a staircase. I felt weirdly human being out there in the wild earth. I felt the sunshine onContinue reading “Paper Doll”

Recycling

By: Gabriela Yareliz For those of us who grew up in the 90s-2000s, pop had such a big influence on us. There were the classic pop artists, like Britney Spears, Mandy Moore and Jessica Simpson. These were the sweet, bubblegum, “wholesome” idols of the age. We loved them. Then, there were the slightly edgier onesContinue reading “Recycling”

A Walk to Remember: Jamie Sullivan

This movie came out 13 years ago (1/25/2002), and it is still one of my favorites. By: Gabriela Yareliz This is a tribute to my favorite Nicholas Spark’s book and film, A Walk to Remember. He has written and scripted so many of his books into movies. I am not a fan of all of his stories,Continue reading “A Walk to Remember: Jamie Sullivan”

How to Deal

By: Gabriela Yareliz I remember one particular afternoon, where I was sitting in my high school adviser’s office. My high school adviser was and is a friend; someone I would talk to about concerns and life in general– not just school stuff. I was sitting back in a chair chewing on a candy from his glass jar and complainingContinue reading “How to Deal”

Movie Hair That Shaped Me

By: Gabriela Yareliz I read a fun post on the Man Repeller blog called “Girls on Film: Movie Hair that Shapped Us”. (Written by Meredith Fineman). I thought it would be fun to post some of my own hair inspirations throughout the years. As women, we really pay attention to movie hair and fashion. WeContinue reading “Movie Hair That Shaped Me”

Influences

By: Gabriela Yareliz When you look up a comedian, musician or entertainer, often times, something that pops up are influences. Those who they grew up watching or listening to, who greatly influenced them as a person. So, other than Jesus, my mother and the influence of family, like grandmothers, I was thinking who in theContinue reading “Influences”