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Adulting F@%k Cancer Mrs Enginerd

F@%k Cancer, Part 6

There’s always a calm before the storm. The tumor’s original scan. Isn’t it impressive? To think that unevenly shaped – multiform mass had caused all this drama! I can’t believe it’s already December. Wow! Never in a million years did I think mom would be in hospice care at this age, much less waiting for […]

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Layoff Mrs Enginerd

Happy Third Anniversaire MrsEnginerd!

This labor of love started as a coping mechanism during The Layoff. The year 2015 was ripe with possibilities. My severance package allowed for a much deserved sabbatical after 10 uninterrupted years of service as a design engineer. In theory, this experience as an engineer would open any door I chose to unlock but I […]

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Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff Podcasts

The State v Joey Watkins 

After the efforts to get Adnan a new trial came to fruition, the Undisclosed team decided to run a second season and help another innocent person get out of jail. Rabia, Susan and Colin went through a stack of submissions and chose this case because it was so obvious that the protagonist had been railroaded by a […]

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Mrs Enginerd Poetry

Life’s a Journey

There was a road less traveled, A winding, unkempt, delapidated trail With lots of promise and road blocks. It wouldn’t be easy to travel it but it was worth the journey. I dared to dream, to hope and breathe Taking the road less traveled would challenge and excite me. However tough the going got, I […]

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Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd

Live and Die by the Rules

After fifteen years together, my husband has amassed a collection of self imposed rules that take away the coolest aspect of being alive: the flexibility in our choices. I get that kids need discipline and structure to gain a sense of empowerment and accountability for their efforts and actions but if the rules are to […]

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Mrs Enginerd Poetry

The Road Less Traveled

Watching. Waiting. Weak and weary, Thoughtless, careless, Full of whim. Treading unbridled through the forest, Clearing paths with heavy sticks. As far as journeys go, My life is unique in fashion, A road less traveled, Full of curves, cliffs and dead ends. I wipe away the tears of frustration and anxiety, The realization sinking in, […]