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”

Being Human: Here Comes Autumn

FALL TRANSITION By: Gabriela Yareliz And here we are. Inside of my little studio, French jazz playing, little amber candles burning and the drawers of my dresser only half closed. That’s the way it goes on a Friday where I don’t want to leave my house anymore, and I just want to start my sentenceContinue reading “Being Human: Here Comes Autumn”

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”

What do they see when they look at me?

“Here is the path to the higher life: down, lower down! Just as water seeks and always fills the lowest place, so the moment God finds men abased and empty, His glory and power flow to exalt and to bless.” Andrew Murray By: Gabriela Yareliz Hello friends, seekers, those who stumble upon my blog forContinue reading “What do they see when they look at me?”

This Week’s Picks: August 25, 2013/ Back to School

By: Gabriela Yareliz Summer lights are dimming; textbooks beckoning; internships interviewing; summer heat fading; rain storms pouring. It’s New York. You see the nannies with the children of different ethnicities in the strollers; young students laying out at the Washington Square Park on blankets; tourist groups buying Amorino Cones; falafel trucks smoking on corners ofContinue reading “This Week’s Picks: August 25, 2013/ Back to School”

This Week’s Picks: August 11, 2013

By: Gabriela Yareliz Hello my dears, It’s hot, humid and cloudy. Yes, but life is still good. I keep avoiding my legal summer reading (I know I will get to it). Come into the law student and lawyer’s mind: Apparently, law school makes you hate anything with serious words listed one after the other inContinue reading “This Week’s Picks: August 11, 2013”

This Week’s Picks: May 19, 2013

By: Gabriela Yareliz The end of 1L year. By God’s grace we have made it through. Thank you Jesus, for all the amazing blessings. Thank you for dreaming big dreams for us, and for caring so much for us that you make a plan for our lives. Thank you, because if we are willing, youContinue reading “This Week’s Picks: May 19, 2013”

New York: A rainy Friday, after a sick week

By: Gabriela Yareliz Hi everyone. Here is a personal post. I thought today merited one. My friends who follow, tell me they really like my personal posts, and I don’t post often on things just pertaining to me. But here goes: Today, was awesome. It was a strangely relaxing day. It was absolutely pouring, andContinue reading “New York: A rainy Friday, after a sick week”

What is There to Read?

  When books become shallow and unworthy of time. By: Gabriela Yareliz Gonzalez       So I was reading in the October 19, 2009 New Yorker Magazine, the article/essay by Rebecca Mead about Alloy Entertainment books. Today I was at a bookstore browsing around. I sadly walked out with only a LSAT prep book but when IContinue reading “What is There to Read?”