Usharani Kachegere

About Usharani Kachegere

Usha is responsible for the development of VitalSite® modules, enabling consumers to easily navigate sites and find valuable information quickly. With excellent analytical skills and a strong understanding of object oriented programming concepts, Usha implements both site search functions and navigation interface tools that are streamlined and fully interchangeable. She has more than five years of experience in software development in .NET technologies and Web development with a knowledge base in Web programming using ASP.NET, Ajax, HTML, DHTML, JQuery and JavaScript.

How I Spent My Recent Sabbatical

There is no place in the world like home. I have the luxury of having two homes: one in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a home far away from home, and the other at my parent’s house in Mandya, India, which I get to visit every two to three years. That’s the longest I can stay away from home. In Feb. of 2008 I took four weeks of vacation to visit my family in India along with my husband CK and our son Rohan (convenient getaway from the brutal winter of Iowa).

We visited lots of places along with my family. Here are the few places that we visited,

1. Mysore – famous for its palace, Chamundi Hills, Brindhavan Garden.

2. Goa – for beach and fun

3. Bangalore – ck’s home and Silicon Valley of India.

4. Safari park

5. Murudeshwar and Gokarna

6. ShivanaSamudra

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