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2018: The Year of Unexpected Beginnings

2018. What can I say, except wow. It was a year of many many unexpected beginnings, trials, and impact on my identity as a person. I said Yes to many things, and No to others, […]

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 […]

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