Hey! So Glad You're Here.
Thanks for taking the time to visit my blog.
As I said on the front page, and in many of my posts, I'm Marla Sanderson. I'm currently living and working in Nashville, Tennessee. I'm doing my best to figure out what I want this phase of my life to look like. I've done a little of everything in my 50 PLUS years. I was a professional artist & photographer. I worked in the mortgage business for 14 years. I attempted to sell real estate for a while. I have been a business owner and entrepreneur for well over 24 years. I am currently reinventing one of the businesses, YouNeedADrink.com. I guess I have been a Jane of all trades in a way. But now I'm trying to narrow down and focus on the things that are most important to me. Not to sound maudlin or depressive (yes, I've had a glass of wine as I am writing this), but in the grand scheme of things, I don't have a lot of time left. So, I have to get on with it.
My blog description for Google: Funny observations, creative DIY tutorials, product reviews, photography, drawing, illustration, remodeling, downsizing, recipes and sewing tips from a Baby Boomer - Senior Citizen personal lifestyle blogger in Nashville, Tennessee.
I'm using this personal blog as a way to share myself, my knowledge, my humor, and a little wisdom. To be honest, I want to tell my story and pass it on. How far it goes, is not up to me.
"For us, there is only the trying. The rest is not our business." - T.S. Eliot
That is all. Carry on.
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I speak and write fluently in my favorite language: PROFANITY. I find it one of the few things that makes life worth living. I may not know myself very well on many days, but my love of foul language is one thing I appreciate about myself. It amuses me. If this offends you, well sorry/not sorry. It's who I am. It gets me through my day. It makes me happy. I'm too old to change.