Dancin' dancin' dancin'

This past Thursday, I went to a friend's birthday party at Lindy Groove.

They have dancing every Thursday, and a basic dance lesson, which I attended. It was fun, and Ive made a serious decision to learn Lindy Hop.

Although I have a lot of friends who dance, I cant seem to find any who want to teach, so I guess I have to take lessons. Im fine with that. I dont want to half ass it anyway. I really want to learn as much as I can, get a foundation, and see where I go from there.

I was happy, I got asked to dace 5 times, after my wimpy lesson. I still dont know anything, but Im very eager to learn. Yay, an interest in a new hobby.

The dress I wore I made from navy cotton seersucker. The pattern was a late 30s one, and I actually have it reproed in my etsy store.


It was a hit, and I got a lot of compliments. It was also light enough that I didnt get real hot.

I had so much fun. I cant wait to get the cash together to take lessons!
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