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Adulting Etiquette Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd

Challenging for Challenging’s Sake

Unless you are a teenager testing boundaries to discover your path, or a person on a journey of self discovery in which all the correct answers were revealed to you by the gods themselves, stop challenging others just for kicks. Don’t contest because they don’t fit your mold of what an Anime fan should be […]

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Adulting Etiquette Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff

Sharing is Caring: Facebook 101

Tired of seeing blank posts or reshares with no info? Have you ever wondered why this phenomenon is so prevalent in the social media giant’s platform? Wonder no more! Here’s how to help others avoid falling into the trap of posting out of context or incomplete messages to their newsfeed: View this post on Instagram […]

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Etiquette F@%k Cancer Mrs Enginerd

A Poppy To Remember The Fallen?

This was my first memorial day without my mother. She didn’t die in combat or in the line of duty, and was fortunate to have retired a Colonel from the Puerto Rico Army National Guard. Her battle with cancer was a short one, and it was her warrior spirit, on and off the battlefield, that […]

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Adulting Etiquette Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff

The Introvert Experience

After a while being out and about with friends, road tripping and the like, it dawned on me that folks don’t really understand the introvert experience as it pertains to the human condition. Being able to engage live audiences and communicate eloquently and frequently with living “rational” beings, especially via online media, does not automatically signal […]

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Life’s Too Short To Not Like, Love, Haha, Wow, Yay*, Sad or Angry

A lot of registered users scroll through social media without ever giving any indication that they walk the halls of the world wide web. They look but they don’t engage as they scroll past photos and musings. Casually, I’ve had conversations about content I have posted on Facebook or Instagram but very few times have […]

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Etiquette Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd

“Chores, like success, are unisex…”

Guys and dolls, I know that it is easy to fall into the trap of traditional gender roles, especially when it comes to marriage and relationships but there is absolutely no rule of man or God that states what type of modern chores are gender aligned. Sometimes I wonder where our ancestors got the notion […]

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This is Why I Fact Check, People!

The truth will set you free, unless it turns out to be fake news. From memes stating that entering your ATM PIN backwards will alert authorities that you are being mugged, and The Onion reports taken seriously, there is a lot of junk out there in the world wide web that was created with the […]

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Adulting Etiquette Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd Wrestling Infertility

PTSD Doesn’t Discriminate: Anyone Can Develop It

I’ve gotten some smart ass clap backs from people assuming that a middle class person of means cannot and should not develop or have post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) so I felt the need to set the record straight. Fifty percent of people in the USA will experience first hand trauma, with women more likely […]

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You Can Disagree With an Opinion and Be Wrong

I’ve spent the entirety of my life on this planet educating myself, and being educated by my peers and family, about every single subject that crossed our paths. Great care was taken by my elders to discuss any issue -past, present and future – that was deemed important and necessary to have a vetted view […]

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Adulting Etiquette Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff

Of Nerdaphores and Slacktivism

Most of my friends are nerds and as such, we come up with  nerd wisdom all the time. To properly convey the message of our philosophical sessions, made up terminology is employed. [Side note: Our employer is infamous for making up jargon and acronyms that no human can decipher so it rubbed off on us peons […]