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About MrsEnginerd

When I started writing under the Mrsenginerd pseudonym I was in the middle of a career shift. My employer had done a reduction in workforce exercise that had left me jobless a month after my 10th anniversary with the company (The Layoff). As a married woman with no kids, there was a lot of free […]

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Phone/Text/IM or Visit a Friend

Ever wonder why people keep throwing parties and inviting you, even when you RSVP and don’t show up? When you are doing a really good ghosting job but they don’t take the hint? Let me shed some light on their persistence: People are social creatures. We need the warmth of human touch. Intimacy. Compassion. Comfort. […]

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La maldición de ser privilegiado

Después de 12 días de protestas frente a la Fortaleza, el pueblo de Puerto Rico, armado de valor y pruebas del Centro de Investigativo de Periodismo, lograron que el Gobernador Ricardo Rosselló Nevares renunciara a su cargo por conducta inapropiada y presunta corrupción. Según los eventos se desarrollaban, mi esposo W me pedía que dejara […]

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F@%k Cancer: Part 13

Putting the estate in order has been an overwhelming undertaking. It’s definitely sucking all the joy out of my life. I’m sure my sister isn’t enjoying it either. We are both mentally exhausted. Banks. Lawyers. Taxes. Insurance claims. Every day there is a new paper to fill, a new insurance adjuster or player to bring […]

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Adulting F@%k Cancer Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd

Putting Things into Perspective

Tuesday, July 10 at 5:00 PM. The basement parking lot is eerily quiet, mostly empty except for a few cars and my light blue SUV, a short walk across the way. My steady steps echo off the walls, sending me into a soothing hypnotic trance. 👟👟👟 Random thoughts quickly flood my mind as the safe […]

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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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“A ______ is only as good as their tools”

My momma always said that a person’s ability to solve a problem was dependent on the quality and quantity of the tools at hand. Your innate capacity to analyze complex and abstract data will always be enhanced by the type of calculator or computer you use to to perform the operations; there is a difference […]

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Unprocrastination Weekend

Summer 2018. It all started with a need to clear out space in the garage for a DIY and it all spiralled from there. By the time we looked up, we were halfway through the never-ending to do list. W grabbed some of the low hanging fruit, like culling items from our Smart Fridge grocery […]

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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 […]