By: Gabriela Yareliz It feels like autumn. It’s like 2020 said it was ready and someone flipped the switch. The temperatures have dropped to crisp cool lows. If only someone could flip a switch and make the neighbor above me shut up. It’s like he thinks he is competing in American Idol every minute ofContinue reading “Hispanic Heritage Month 2020”
By: Gabriela Yareliz When I die, I want them to say they looked into my eyes and saw my fire. That I aged with my head held high by a backbone of resolve. And that with that same fire in my eyes, I confronted life without flinching. That I had the heart of Jesus, theContinue reading “Puerto Rican”
Those of us who have experienced your magic will never stop singing your praises. Our flag always flies high, with its bright singular star. Glory to those Taino hands that labored. Glory to those black African hands that labored. Glory to those white Spaniard hands that labored. Because out of those hands, a people wasContinue reading “Puerto Rico”
Please join us in praying for our loved ones and families. May God give them patience and strength in this difficult time. May God give us peace, as many of us wait in uncertainty. It is in the midst of these disasters that we see God’s presence, despite the bad. It was in my darkestContinue reading “Pray”
By: Gabriela Yareliz This was my favorite stop. Breathtaking views. Skies and ocean for days.
By: Gabriela Yareliz There was something about Humacao that reminded me of Florida. Maybe it was the bright colors, sunshine and this feeling that I was in a Calgon, Take Me Away! body spray commercial. A citrusy type scent. Yes.
By: Gabriela Yareliz If you are a cat lover, you’ll enjoy wandering the Old San Juan. You will find these little guys in the most unexpected places. In the bed of a truck: Governor’s mansion, La Fortaleza:
By: Gabriela Yareliz These are some of my favorite views from our walks around San Juan. That cemetery left me in awe. We climbed up on the wall, in efforts to get closer to this incredible view: We started walking up the hill, toward the fort, and then we happened to look back. We allContinue reading “Come Walk With Me: Old San Juan, Part II”
By: Gabriela Yareliz Our first outing in the Old San Juan was lovely. The sun was bright, the sky was blue, and we got rained on a bit by an impromptu shower that lasted five minutes. The cathedral where Marc Anthony got married:
By: Gabriela Yareliz Playa Chiquita is one of those places you walk around quietly and try to absorb and memorize as much of the scenery as possible. It’s gorgeous. The water was rough, blue and stunning. This couple was having its own photoshoot: Playa Chiquita had an important message for all of us: