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Why I am Skipping Season 7 of Game of Thrones (GoT)

I’m not watching this upcoming season of GoT. HBO can take my money subscription wise but that will not sway me. (There are many shows in their lineup that deserve more of my time anyway, like Westworld.) For the first couple of seasons, clutching the books and waiting to see my unsuspecting friends’ reactions kept […]

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Château Enginerd Mrs Enginerd

Ready. Set. Close! Château Enginerd is a Go, finally. 

For those of you following the story, our escrow officer just called to say the transaction is recording and will close as of end of business, 3/15/2017. Woop woop! We are excited to announce that after six months of waiting the house is officially under our names. Yay! There are still many things to finish […]

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Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd

No One Is Immune To Divorce

One of my close friends, a divorcé himself, posted this Crackle article about cynical views of marriage. What struck me the most about the article was the claim they made that no one was immune to divorce. Very clever! The reality is some couples make it and some don’t because of irreconcilable differences that arise from the […]

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Home Sweet Home: Moving On Up Part Deux

About 6 weeks ago, if not a bit more, I posted that we were moving to a brand new house. Even though time has gone by the construction work has crawled which is understandable since structural inspections and corrections are no easy task. Based on what my realtor has dug up there have been no […]

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Etiquette Mrs Enginerd

I Volunteer! (We get paid, right?)

I doubt that when Katniss Everdeen uttered her now famous words, “I volunteer as tribute!”, she was expecting any kind of compensation other than saving her sister from The Hunger Games. In the real world, there seems to be a disconnect between the use of the word volunteer and its meaning. The simple definition of […]