September 2011

In The Name of God: Morality and Capital Punishment

September 26, 2011
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On September 21, 2011, Troy Davis was put to death by the state of Georgia. A three-drug cocktail was used. First, pentobarbital put Davis in a coma; second, pancuronium bromide paralyzed his body; and finally, potassium chloride stopped his heart. Within 15 minutes Davis was dead. A somber end to a saga that lasted more […]

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I Am Poetry

September 21, 2011
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An original poem by Steven Garriga. Are you a fan of poetry? I would like to think I am… Sometimes, reading, writing I enjoy fading into the words Blurring in with the grey page Indulging in their black grammar Letting their words, their thoughts, bleed into my own Seeing a person’s soul, with mine Sometimes, […]

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Ten Things Men Secretly Want From Women

September 20, 2011
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A The Daily Garriga classic! Let’s face it, it isn’t always easy for guys to express our emotions. We can be hard to read and even elusive when we want to be. As such,women do not always get the benefit of hearing directly from their man exactly what it is that he wants. So, to help all you ladies out, […]

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Help, I Think My Girlfriend Is Bipolar!

September 14, 2011
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Over the past year, my dating life has been a whirlwind of drama and unhappy outcomes. In only one year I’ve dated the following types: A woman who physically abused me A woman who regularly insulted and demeaned me A woman who was attracted to every man she met, and especially to gay men A […]

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Five Signs That You Are In Love With A Crazy Girl

September 14, 2011
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A The Daily Garriga classic! Are you currently dating or married to a crazy girl? Are you crazy in love with her? If you aren’t sure then read on and find the answers you’ve been looking for. A brief definition: A “crazy girl” is an ambitious and accomplished woman who has achieved great things in her life […]

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Becoming Mentally Strong: How to Think Like a Navy SEAL

September 13, 2011
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A The Daily Garriga classic! I recently read an interesting write-up from Men’s Health Magazine with six Navy SEAL tips on achieving mental strength. It’s not so much an article as it is six bullet points with brief thoughts from Navy SEAL Master Chief Will Guild on his six principles. I think the six principles he […]

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My Father: Cuban By Birth, American At Heart

September 12, 2011
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A The Daily Garriga classic! I have always been intrigued by my father’s political beliefs. Papi, as we love to call him, combines a fiercely conservative social ideology with unflinching liberal economic positions that some might say border on socialism. Papi has strong values and he refuses to compromise in order to fit into any political […]

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The Jumpers: A 9/11 Story

September 11, 2011
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An original poem by Nora Garriga. Hello Mother, Can you hear me? I called to tell you goodbye… These flames grow closer, And the smoke is getting thicker. Daddy, please say a prayer with me before I die. Because there is no way out of this, And I know soon I won’t exist. Sister, share […]

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The Daily Garriga Is Back!

September 10, 2011
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Whew! It’s been a tough last couple of weeks rebuilding the blog back to its old self. Getting hacked is never easy. Getting hacked by someone you know and trust is the absolute worst. Anyone who knows me knows that I don’t back down when threatened or bullied. There was no way I wasn’t going […]

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Site Under Construction

September 6, 2011
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The Daily Garriga will return shortly!

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