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My sometimes band-mate and friends Danny Clark had me back him up at church yesterday morning.  He played mandolin and sang lead and I play my guitar and sang tenor.

We performed two songs: Little White Church (how appropriate!) and Let Us Travel, Travel On, which is my favorite song to sing with Danny.  I learned it from The Dry Branch Fire Squad, but it is originally a Stanley Brothers song.
Here’s what I wore:
Dress: 50’s Vintage
Belt: Vintage Hand-Me-Down for Grandma Evelyn
Mocs: Minnetonka
It was a lovely service and the congregation seemed to really enjoy the music.
Thanks for reading friends.
Sincerely,
Nora Jane
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Another fine night at The 5 Spot folks.  

Skirt: 50’s Vintage
Top: American Apparel
Belt: Vintage Hand-me-down from Grandma Evelyn 
Heals: Liz Clayborn?
This outfit is such a winner– I think I am going to wear it often this summer.
Thanks for reading friends.
Sincerely,
Nora Jane
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Dear Friends,

It appears that old man winter rolled over Spring and now Summer is upon us.  Which means…dresses, dresses, and more dresses!
Here’s what I wore to band practice yesterday:
This cotton sun dress, from Zachary Smile in NYC, was made with pieces of vintage fabric.  My band-mate, Danny Clark, is sporting Liberty Overalls and a neon orange uke.
Life is good!
Thanks for reading friends,
Nora Jane
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Dear Friends,
They say “Dress for the job you want” and what I want is to play music on stage so whenever I go out, I put on a dress, just in case a position opens up.
Last night at the Special Consensus CD release party at The World Famous Station Inn, I got my first chance to play on the Station Inn stage with the fantastic bluegrass band, Special Consensus.  It was an honor, a pleasure, and a surprise!
I was so glad that I put on this sweet little nautical number.  The white strips along the bottom really pop from the stage and I even wore a leather belt with a leather buckle so as to not scratch Justin Carbone’s beautiful Collings guitar.  Fashion and function should always meet so easily.
Thanks for reading friends.
Sincerely,
Nora Jane
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