The Way We Were

By: Gabriela Yareliz People magazine has a list of ‘100 Reasons to Love America’ this week. (I didn’t subscribe; but for some reason, I receive magazines to my address from them). Guess what #100 was? Ben Affleck and J.Lo. I laughed. While it’s a bit ridiculous, it reminded me of relationship nostalgia. Then, there wasContinue reading “The Way We Were”

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”

This Month’s Picks: August 2014

By: Gabriela Yareliz This month took forever. I have been drafting this post for so long, I was surprised to see some of my “picks” (it feels like I found them ages ago). August is one of those get-up-to-speed months. A month of warmth and cooling temperatures. One of the last green months. A month of deadlines. A monthContinue reading “This Month’s Picks: August 2014”

What I miss about the World Cup

By: Gabriela Yareliz Despite my excitement about autumn, I am still clinging to the last shreds of summer and sunshine in the city. Apparently, so are other Villagers, seeing that yesterday at a crosswalk, I saw half of the Forever21 summer catalog march past me. Soon, the days of long skirts with tribal prints and stripsContinue reading “What I miss about the World Cup”

Españolas Favoritas

1] Penelope Cruz: la actriz “crossover”; la “icon” mas famosa de España. 2] Clara Lago: la actriz y cantante que nos robo el corazon cuando interpreto el personaje Gin en Tengo Ganas de Ti. 3] Blanca Suarez: la actriz y “icon” de moda y belleza. La mejor actriz de su generacion en su pais. 4]Continue reading “Españolas Favoritas”