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The Coldest City vs Atomic Blonde

***Spoiler Alert*** If you haven’t watched the movie or read the graphic novel, come back later. Lorraine Broughton is an MI6 operative tasked with unmasking the secret identity of double agent operating out of Cold War Berlin. Set during the days leading to the fall of The Wall in 1989, our heroine must investigate possible […]

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World Baseball Classic 2017: A Tale Of A Country, Divided

Puerto Rico has an edge not many other colonies or commonwealths have, they get to take a delegation to any major sports event including the Olympics even though they are a part of the United States. A right reserved for autonomous countries, Puerto Ricans became the exception to the rule because the USA gave them […]

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Adulting Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd

Responsibility v Love, Part 2

The original Responsibility v Love post got so much traction that I decided to write a follow-up piece. Disclaimer: Unless you have children, wards, a sick family member that you are taking care of or an agreement to make decisions on behalf of someone important and valuable to you, you are not responsible for those […]

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Adulting Etiquette Mrs Enginerd

Illusion v. Expectations

Every so often a post pops up on social media about people’s expectations. In many cases, the point of the message is as follows: If your expectations are too high, and no one meets them, lower them but if they constantly exceed they may be too low. How can you decide which one is the […]

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Adulting Etiquette Mrs Enginerd

“Do You Want Me To Interpret or Translate?”

The first time I noticed the difference between a translator and an interpreter was during the 1996 Miss Universe pageant. Alicia Machado, Miss Venezuela, was answering the questions in Spanish but what the assigned translator said in English was a better, more polished interpretation of what she had mentioned. The realization that the person communicating […]