In the dark (Podcast)

Jacob Wetterling was kidnapped one faithful night in 1989 by a man holding a gun. The eleven year old was with a couple of friends, who had accompanied him to pick out a movie at the local video store, when they were ambushed, questioned and threatened by the abductor. The efforts to find him were... Continue Reading →

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Serial (Podcast)

Sarah Koenig, This American Life, and her team began Serial by investigating the story of Adnan Syed, a seventeen year old high school student, was accused and later convicted of strangling and burying his ex girlfriend, Hae Min Lee on a clear January day in Woodlawn, Maryland, back in 1999. During Season 1 they explore... Continue Reading →

Up and Vanished (Podcast)

What Happened to Tara Grinstead? On October 22, 2005, the Ocilla, Georgia ex-beauty queen now turned history teacher went missing. For the last twelve years scores of media and private investigators have been frantically searching for her abductor. Police suspected foul play and the town ran with the story to the point everyone became suspect.... Continue Reading →

Starting the MBA Journey, Together

Two years after being laid off, my husband and I decided to pursue an MBA in Technology. Yes, you read that correctly: together. We met on the first day of college, both pursuing engineering undergrad degrees, at an English Honors class that got cancelled. Two years later we formally started to date, right after 9/11... Continue Reading →

3 Days in Dublin, Enginerd Style

Dublin is a city full of history and charm most often associated with drinking beer, having fun with friends and exploring the sights around the capital city. With an architectural skyline that weaves in the new and the old world, you will find this little valley town to be modern and welcoming. Between the buses,... Continue Reading →

Ireland Bound, Part Deux

After surviving the Delta snafu, see link for info, we arrived at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, France. The taxiing to the gate felt like forever, which gave me extra time to finish watching Unforgettable. That last scene between Rosario Dawson and Katherine Heigl serves as a good example of how we felt when... Continue Reading →

Ireland Bound

Cellphone rings. Thinking it is the alarm, we ignore it. In less than 3 hours we would be presenting our passports at the Delta check in kiosk, merrily on our way to the Emerald Isle, aka Winterfell. Snoozing for 10 mins should be no big deal, right? As we dream of tours through the Twins... Continue Reading →

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