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Adulting Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd

The Odd [Cousine] Couple

Our family can be best described as the introvert Brady bunch, if the Brady’s had been first cousins instead of a blended set of siblings. Together, the six of us learned about life, love and the pursuits of nerds from our maternal (and in one case paternal) branch of the family, spending most of our […]

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Mrs Enginerd Podcasts

True Crime Garage (Podcast)

Power tools, air conditioning, and podcasts; these are a few of my tech age favorite things. Before the iPod craze, I would rely on the radio and whatever came up to pass the time as I did jobs around the house. Buying and downloading music was a hassle but it was the only way to […]

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Countdown to 10! Mrs Enginerd

Marriage: Year Four

This year, 2018, marks the 10th anniversary of my wedding to W. As part of the celebration, I will be documenting our relationship from the proposal up to the wedding, and each year up to our 10th anniversary. For those following the story, year four was mid-late 2012/2013. Due to the DUI event horizon that […]

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Adulting F@%k Cancer Mrs Enginerd

F@%k Cancer! (Prologue)

62 years. Is this all we get? She was supposed to grow old and gray. Maybe even die peacefully in her sleep at age 102, after reaping the rewards of the years she saved for retirement, for our colleges, for grandma’s funeral. Damn! She even saved for the grandkids that life never meant to deny […]

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Mrs Enginerd TV Shows and Movies

War Dogs (2016)

Miles Teller and Jonah Hill play two naive 20 year olds with ambition and gall to bid for small US Military contracts in the hopes of becoming reputable arm dealers. After a quick trip to Jordan to smuggle an order of Berettas to Bagdad, the duo land one of the biggest contracts, The Afghan Deal, […]

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Layoff Mrs Enginerd

Embrace The Layoff (or Furlough)

Time mends all wounds and a year and four months after being laid off I can honestly tell say that it was the best bad thing that ever happened to me. It may seem counter intuitive but it makes perfect sense. A paid vacation that turned into many adventures and opportunities both in my career […]