She's Got the Edge
A light-hearted Q&A with the people who make the Okanagan work

Marlinna Stringer
Okanagan Edge Staff - Jan 02 - Got the Edge

Name: Marlinna Stringer.

What business or organization are you involved with? 
StandOut Puzzles.

What is your role with that organization? 
Lady boss.

What’s your favourite thing about living in the Okanagan? 
Telling people that I live in the Okanagan and watching their eyes glaze over with envy.

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would you choose and why? 
I would dine with my father. I was raised by my mother and knew nothing about my father growing up. A search 20 years ago located paternal relatives but, unfortunately, my father was deceased.

What’s your go-to happy place? 
I’m usually pretty happy wherever I go, so I don’t think I have a specific happy place.

What are you most proud of? 
Taking a 13-day solo trip to Portugal and Spain in 2015 to walk a portion of the Camino de Santiago. It was the most grown-up thing I have ever done. Ever.

What are the top three things on your bucket list?
1. Hand gliding;
2. Building a successful business from scratch;
3. Selling my wildly successful business and travelling until I die.

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten? 
I don’t eat weird things.

Latest movie or book:
Latest movie: Beauty and the Beast;
Latest book: The Virgin Way- If it’s not fun, it’s not worth doing, by Richard Branson.

What’s the best gift you’ve ever received? 
My children

If today were your last day, how would you spend it? 
Laughing with my children.

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