I am grateful for Blogging!
Sometimes I say it 'saved my life' and in a way it did. Four years ago I was 'downsized' from my job only 3 months after buying a house with my boyfriend. Not only did I not see it coming I was scared! What would I do to support myself? Could I find a job at age 59??? I just bought a house!!! After a few months of sleeping, reading, watching TV and oh yes looking for a job, I knew I needed something to keep me busy.
I found blogging!
It was pretty pathetic at first but did get better!
I already had a blog for family that I had posted on a couple of times and used it instead of starting a new blog, cause who knew four years later here I would be!!
This was the first photo I figured out how to post!
Not surprising it was of Charlie as he was also the topic of my first public post!
I've come a long way baby!
Then as I followed blogs and gained followers an amazing thing happened. I made friends! Lots of friends. Friends with the same interests in junking and frugal living and Friends who loved to decorate and Friends who lived in the Atlanta area and Friends I will probably never meet.
It was and remains amazing!
So for some of you who might wonder how it all started that's my story! I love blogging and it's opened up worlds and friends to me that I would miss if it all went away. Oh and the name "A La Carte" just meant picking and choosing what I wanted in life!
I never did find another job and after a few years I 'officially' retired. I'm 62 now and eligible for Social Security! I live a simple and frugal life style!
Blogging has changed my life in a very good way and I'm very grateful for it
and all of you!