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On Facing Death, 7 Years Later

On December 7th, 2011, my family woke up before dawn and began getting ready to step out into the darkness.  My father, my mother, and I rode in relative silence on the 30 minute drive […]

Musings from Paris

I wonder what makes Paris romantic. It’s a city. Filled with millions of people, hurrying and jaywalking like they are perpetually late for an important meeting. They seem to be out at all times of […]

How Netflix’s “Afflicted” harms us

When I first heard about “Afflicted” on Netflix, I was elated.  I immediately logged on to begin watching. Finally! A mainstream feature on the state of chronic illnesses and invisible disabilities.  Finally! A scientific and […]

Updated: How I became an AWS Cloud Practitioner in 2 weeks #awsnewbies

Last Friday, I finally sat in, and passed, the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam after 2 weeks of studying with a score of 908/1000.  I finally feel one official step closer to my next career […]

5 Best NYC Dessert Spots (Manhattan)

Looking for sweet dessert spots for your visit to New York City? Look no further! Here’s a list of NYC dessert recommendations, Manhattan Edition! It’s no secret that I love desserts and sweets, and will […]

#DigitalNomad: 20+ Websites to Find Remote Work

As we ascend further into realm of Digitalization and Tech, there is one aspect quickly becoming outdated in many industries: Working Strictly Onsite.  With increasing number of companies embracing flexible work arrangements including flexible hours […]