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Adulting Project Zach

If Pets Were Tax Deductible…

…our bill would turn into a refund. Hehehe

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Adulting F@%k Cancer Mrs Enginerd

Ambiguous Loss

Flight. Fight. Flee. There are no other choices when confronted with trauma, with a dangerous and life threatening situation. Each occurrence elicits a unique reaction. Each reaction has its own flow of consequences. The difference between living to tell the tale or becoming a cautionary one. However, what happens when the events affect us because […]

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Adulting Nerd Stuff

Earth Day 2021

Plant a tree. 🌳🌲🪴🌱🌵🌴 Recycle, reuse, reduce! ♻️ Educate others about climate change. 🏞 Conserve wildlife habitats. 🐳🦜🌸🦭 Volunteer. Donate. Rescue. 🐾 Make the world a better place for all the species and ecosystems involved! 🌄 We are all passengers of Spaceship Earth. It’s the only vessel we have. 🗺🚀 Let’s keep it classy!

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Adulting Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff

Fail Quickly and Often…

Never give up! Never surrender! – Galaxy Quest

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Mrs Enginerd Poetry Project Zach

Canine Commands, A Poem

Sit Paw Lay down Up Touch Find it! Outside? Fetch! Leave it!! Come here. You’re okay. Your okay! Pee and poo, Good boy! (or girl!) Inside? Towel? Treats!! Heel! Hop up. Look at me. Wait. Stay. Quiet! Good job! Up! Down! Off!! Cuddles? Stretch! Upstairs? Downstairs? Food! Roll over, Play dead, Don’t die…

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Adulting Book Reviews Mrs Enginerd

A Village of Epistemological Purists

The first time I read this phrase, something inside me click. Margaret Lazarus Dean used it to refer to her Puerto Rican friend and NASA contact Omar Izquierdo, in her book Leaving Orbit. I found it humorous that, in all the ways I’ve seen my culture be described, no one has so eloquently distinguished my […]

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Adulting Etiquette Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd

The Subtle Power of Influence

We all have influence. Every interaction, every piece of advice we deal, shapes others in ways that forever change the course of history. From a polite greeting to a bad deed, our choices impact others, transforming life for better or worse. It is in these unforseen moments of kindness and cruelty that we touch and […]

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Adulting En español Hurricane Maria Mrs Enginerd

La Brega (Podcast)

La lucha. La brecha. La entrega y compromiso a superarse no importa cómo o cuándo. Es bien común escuchar al boricua decir que está laborando, sobreviviendo, haciendo de tripas corazones. Esa perseverancia surge de una historia compleja, dónde el ser esclavo y dueño de su propio destino intersecan en un punto: la Ciudadanía Americana; un […]

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Happy Galentine’s Day!

Need an alternative to the dreaded flower and chocolate, anxiety riddled, reservation nightmare, Valentine’s Day? Then look no further! Thanks to Leslie Knope of Park and Recreation sitcom fame, we can look at every February 13th for a welcomed respite from all things that inspire fake or commercialized romance. It’s become such a powerful holiday […]

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Adulting Bucket List Mrs Enginerd Travel

The Places We Have Gone!

New OrleansSeattleVancouverPortlandSan JuanCoeur D’AleneSpokaneNaritaYokohamaTokyoAnaheim/Los AngelesPhoenixLas VegasJuneauSitkaKetchikanVictoriaMiamiHouston/GalvestonAlbuquerque/Santa FéPhillipsburg/MarigotChicagoSantiagoOrlandoAtlantaSan FranciscoBarcelonaEugenePragueWashington DCFredericksburgBogotáVeneziaDubrovnikKuşadasiKatakolonOiaWalla WallaSan DiegoCannon Beach/AstoriaDublin/BelfastCharlotte/GreenvilleOsakaKyotoNaraKobeSan José/Santa Cruz🛳⛴✈🚘🚅🚠🚁 20 years of adventures and counting! P.S. Can’t wait for the Covid-19 travel restrictions to lift so we can add Munich and a few more destinations before the official anniversary!