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June has been an interesting month. 

Lake selfie!!!
Visited the library fish!
Took care all of the drama involving my car so I was able to visit the bestie in RR. 

I had a great time because I spent it with her and had a three day weekend. She lives at Lake Gaston, which is beautiful.
Lake Gaston is down there. I was a little tipsy and didn't feel comfortable walking.

As I was getting dressed this morning, I decided definitely in July that I would wear nothing but dresses and skirts. 

It will be 31 days of the various skirts, dresses and skorts in my closet. And yes, I have enough to do this.
July is a brutally hot month in the south. I love a good dress. And they are even better in the summer. I plan to keep a photo record of this so I remember my different outfits. 

And while today isn’t July 1, I started with a cute skirt, tank and cardigan. And you gotten have a hat!

It is funny that I love dresses so much now. When ED was in control, I wouldn't wear a dress. Seeing my legs would sent me over the age. I could barely wear shorts. But now, there is no stopping me. Gotta show those legs!!!

1. Summertime!
2. Vacation! 
3. Three day weekend for the July 4th!!!


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