Adulting Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd

#Adulting Sucks: What now?

Most of my time is spent talking about, writing or listening to my peeps about the pitfalls and peaks of adulting. My conclusion: We are all in a collective slump. Yes, there are some cool things happening – kids, weddings, promotions, per adoptions, vacations – but the underlying feeling is that society’s expectations aren’t meeting […]

Adulting Etiquette Mrs Enginerd

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 […]

DIY Mrs Enginerd

My Beef With DIY Projects

Creating stuff requires a lot of effort and commitment, not to mention cash on hand and equipment. Many people are led to believe that doing it yourself saves money or that a DIY project should be inexpensive because you are, after all, only paying for the materials required. You’d think that this wouldn’t apply to […]

Adulting Mrs Enginerd

Laws Were Meant To Be Broken

There is something to be said about the way laws are enacted and enforced in the United States. In theory, regulations are passed to protect the unalienable rights the constitution and Bill of Rights grant citizens. From protecting the constituents’ lives to enacting social reform, legislation ensures that we all agree on the value of […]

Adulting Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff

Keep Nerd Weird

In many ways we nerds are a different breed. The stereotype alone doesn’t work to our favor either. From strange hobbies to our devotion for science fiction and fantasy, our likes and dislikes are not understood by the average Muggle. When most argue about who wore it best, we argue about the coolest captain of […]

Etiquette Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd

A Strong Woman Doesn’t Need To Be Handled

“I can handle a strong woman.” That’s the hardest statement to dissect as a female because it implies that strong women must be handled. Handled by definition means to manage, feel or manipulate with the hands. An assertive, focused and driven individual is not something you want to manage or manipulate with the hands. In […]

Mrs Enginerd Poetry

You Can’t Love Someone That Doesn’t Want to Be Loved…

I never knew who you really were. I have to tip my hat to you for keeping me in the dark for so long. Deep down inside I had a feeling that you were the one who would break my heart and scatter the pieces to the wind. Only showing me what you wanted me […]

Mrs Enginerd TV Shows and Movies

May the 4th Be With You!

On May 25th, 1977, George Lucas unveiled to the masses his most prized possession: The Star Wars Universe. Thousands did lines around the movie theaters’ blocks to witness the onscreen magic and special effects that made this franchise a cult classic and part of Americana. It was the first movie to forgo rolling opening credits, […]