My First Motherless Birthday

In a few days I will be celebrating my first birthday without my mother. I've been thinking about this day for a few months now, mentally preparing to not expect her call, texts or IMs as the night and day of my birth date progresses. It's a hard pill to swallow. There won't be any... Continue Reading →

The Problem with Grief

Life plays out like a tragedy. In the end, we all die. The journey plays out like a novel, written by the hand of the indelible gods; the entropy of our lives resolved by eternal slumber. Those who remain alive, left behind by those they loved and have risen to the heavens, have to deal... Continue Reading →

Thirteen Reasons Why Not

Statistically speaking at least 80% of people surveyed have thought about suicide in any way, shape or form. It doesn't mean they wanted to kill themselves and had the resolve to try, it just implies that during the most desperate times of our lives many of us have thought of how it would feel like... Continue Reading →

With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

Spiderman's loving uncle has been quoted and paraphrased many times when addressing the responsibility of being accountable for your actions. The message is very clear: One must be bold and daring, just and strong, when granted the ability to effect and affect change. What good is it that we can fly, regenerate, or even see... Continue Reading →

My Beef With The Facebook Newsfeed 

You'd think the pretentious stories about how husbands are perfect and how precious people's children are would be the reason why I have a beef with my Facebook's newsfeed but this isn't the reason I created this post. My beef with the newsfeed is that the algorithm decides for you in what order you will... Continue Reading →

My Beef With Pokémon Go

"Hello, my name is MrsEnginerd and I play Pokémon Go because I like it." It is hard to admit than in my mid 30s I enjoy playing Pokémon Go. Maybe it is the half Millennial in me or it could be the competitiveness of the Gen Xer half but there is something about this clever... Continue Reading →

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