Mirella Manelli

Daily Archives: March 24, 2016

Let me introduce myself, my name is Mirella.

Mirella. Mer-el-lah or Mee-ray-yah as I like to pronounce it when I’m feeling sassy.  It’s my alter ego with my same name, different pronunciation.  I am probably the only Mirella you will ever meet that does not speak fluent Spanish.  It is the first language I learned but some where along the way (sometime during elementary school) I lost my direction.  For example, I can read and understand it, but I can’t carry on a fluid conversation.  I don’t know, maybe it’s my insecurity of possibly saying something wrong and maybe I need to practice a whole lot more. Usually when I meet someone with a unique name, they either love it or hate it.  I love my name. It’s uniquely mine and literally translates to “look at her” in Spanish.  I…