About

Hi There!

Hey, that's me!

Hey, that’s me!

My name is Marla.

In 5th grade, my homework was to look up my name in a baby book and then share with the class what it meant. I checked a lot of books (this was before we had internet people), and in the end the only definition I found was, “Marla – hasn’t been seen since the 70s.”

Fabulous.

So I guess that means I get to re-define what being a Marla means, right?

Right now that means being a young professional in the middle of a big career transition. I’m learning a lot about job interviews, resume writing, and corporate America, and I want to document that journey for any of you who are about to experience or have experienced the same thing.

But my job is only part of who I am. I’m also a competitive ballroom dancer, married to a wonderful (and eccentric) middle school choral director, and I have a bad case of wander lust. I’ve experienced a lot on my travels and through my hobbies, and I believe there is something to be learned in everything we do. So there might be some random philosophical posts here every once in a while too.

Thanks for stopping by, and I’d love to hear your thoughts and ideas! That’s why I started the blog in the first place: to start conversations and learn from others about this eternal balancing act that involves work, life, and everything in between.

So leave a comment, share these posts with others, and let’s start talking!

Best,

-Marla

6 thoughts on “About

    • Thank you so much for the award! That is very kind. I’m glad you enjoy when I’m blogging about (even though I’m really new to this space like you!) And keep up the stories! I love reading them 🙂

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