Come On and Virtually go with me...

Hello fam. Once again it is Saturday night and I find myself sitting in my car with my car buddy Mr Wolf E. Listing to HOUSE music and typing my blog on my phone. Ah today was a great day. I have to tell you my fit for the day might shock some of you all. I say if your gonna do a look you have to own it. I don't mind the feedback and constructive criticism. It's ok to not be okay with a look although I love it

So today started with me beginning in my car. For some reason I see my car as a safe space. We had a flock of seagulls beside our little suburb. Next we then head to the city The Chi for some summertime beautiful fun.

For the first stop on the Thrift in Time tour was Zero Landfill. You get free swag From business that go out of business. Marble, Beautiful batik, home fixtures couches cushions refrigerators all new . Oh my it was heaven. I ran into OTHER SASSY Thrifters and we did what we do best turned it into a Runway thrifty fashion show. After Zero Landfill we headed to Combat to Chic.

On the way TEM and myself saw some murals we did a mini photo shoot shoot pictures to come at on a seperate post. We had a wonderful time. We packed out my little car and had to do a drive by of his house where we picked up his wonderful daughter. Oh my she is beautiful. While enroute to C2C to volunteer we saw a Fire station with a huge Rooster in it and what looked like a thrifty sale. Turns out it was converted from fire house to a hand made blown artist glass sanctuary. We met lovely people and a mother and son team. Jason was paralyzed by gun violence when he was only 16. His mother pearl at 85 takes care him and brings him faithfully every Saturday. Although paralyzed on his right side he makes beautiful works of art. This right here is why I love writing and talking to people. We had conversation and Pearl was wonderful. I found out that Pearls husband was a firefighter and worked at the station. He is no longer alive but pearl is a spitfire and we talked for a good hour while I took pictures. While I was talking and taking pictures of the happenings at the firehouse this happens.

Young Afro-American men in sharp fits waking one behind the other. I literally ran across 4 lanes of traffic to get to them and take there pictures. If was a beautiful sight to behold. They told me they were graduating on this day from H.S. all had been accepted to college on scholarships full rides. I thanked them and said how proud I was of them. Tem and I continued on our journey We stopped to have pizza and pop. Sorry no pictures. But I do have pictures of the huge rooster that was in the firehouse cage. I was told that when the firehouse was sold and converted. It was on the specific condition that the rooster would stay. Lol

So next we headed to Combat to Chic where things were in high gear. Meosha always has sales like penny sales fill your bag for $1 etc. C2C is a resale thrift op shop. While there because I'm trying to grow my business I did a giveaway. Other people had to nominate other persons who they wanted to see get the first ever prize from the thrift. It was a Massi painting I had thrifted about a month ago from the Salvation Army. I will provide a link if you want to see a live presentation. https://m.facebook.com/Thrift-.....=bookmarks

After that was it just attending to this beautiful blog my budding business on FB answering questions and HOUSING. Oh on the way home I took pictures of murals.

As always thanks for reading. I'll up load plenty of pictures very soon. Thank you for reading, looking, lurking or feedback.

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25 Comments

  • replied 1 year ago

    Looking forward to the pictures. Cheers.

  • rabbit replied 1 year ago

    Sounds like a wonderful day of discoveries, new friends and old friends :)

  • rachylou replied 1 year ago

    What a full day. You met a lot of people. Can't wait for pics :)

  • Sally replied 1 year ago

    Love the pictures....you live in a great place. It's nice to take photos of your favorite places and people. A friend of mine had a whole lot of photos on Facebook entitled "I went for a walk". They were taken on different days and showed her local area.
    Your outfit is bold and you certainly have the figure for it. You look great. I have often wondered why we have such pretty bras etc if we don't show them.

  • Runs With Scissors replied 1 year ago

    Thanks for taking us for a Saturday-night ride-along.   Your narrative really brings the evening to life, especially with the accompanying photos.  So many colors and textures!   And those murals are fantastic.

  • Tanya replied 1 year ago

    Lovely day and even nicer pictures, thank you for sharing. Your look os great too, love the black mesh overlay.

  • Momo replied 1 year ago

    Love how you connected with all these people. Love Pearl and those boys are just fantastic.

  • replied 1 year ago

    What a visual feast, Ledonna! So many great pics and stories. You have a rich, bold life--sitting in my little rural cottage with nothing going on but birds singing and a wheezy cat purring, I'm grateful to you for sharing your vibrant day.

    I love your outfit on and off the runway (pic 7 is ace!). And those shots with the grads. Makes my day to see smart young gents going places.

  • Angie replied 1 year ago

    A festive '80s outfit for a fun day. Stunning murals and charming pics of the wedding dudes. Thanks for sharing.  

  • Suz replied 1 year ago

    What a day of discoveries! Love the photo of you with the rooster. And the handsome graduates! 

  • Janet replied 1 year ago

    I love that you live such a fabulous, vibrant life! Thanks for sharing! 

  • replied 1 year ago

    A very full day. I like the pictures of the graduating men. They look so proud. Plus you and the mural. And I like what I call "the action shots".

  • kellygirl replied 1 year ago

    Such a cool glimpse into your city. Makes me think I need to look a little closer at my own! 

  • Ledonna N. replied 1 year ago

    Sorry to post and run I'll fully respond later
    Thank you for looking

  • deb replied 1 year ago

    What a fun day!

  • kkards replied 1 year ago

    So much joy and life in this post, and photo array! i'm intrigued by the chess set (which had me thinking of Harry Potter). reading this i'm reminded of my dad, who had a knack for  being able to talk to anyone and everyone, and made friends everywhere he went, what a special gift!

  • Sterling replied 1 year ago

    What a charming and fun post.  

  • shevia replied 1 year ago

    That was a wonderful virtual trip, thanks!

  • Ledonna N. replied 1 year ago

    Hey Fam I just wanted to pass on this short video I did a contact giveaway. You had to nominate someone else. Most people nominated Meosha. So here she is being presented with the MASSI people painting I thrifted a while back

    https://m.facebook.com/story.p.....=bookmarks

  • Ledonna N. replied 1 year ago

    Shevia, sterling, deb,Kellygirl,Janet,Delurked Angie,Rachylou,Suz, Momo,Delurked.

    Hey YLF Fam thank you for going on this journey with me.

    Angie This is hard work I give you major props sister. I've been working all weekend. Hmmmm

    Kkards Harry Potter yes. The Chess piece are plastic filled with water. The husband and wife thrift around the world. I will be featuring them on our Blog. I can talk to anyone except for Kevin Costner and Denzel Washington. Oh my......

    Suz. The favorite fun part of my day was the rooster. He would not look at my friend Tem. However he took a shine to me. We had quite the conversation.

    Kellygirl go exploring tack some mace tho fir just in case. Lolo

    Deb it was fun. But it was very unique to me. I sit behind a computer all day. I'm still laughing.

    Delurked the men graduating was my proudest moment I will forever remember that.

    Aliona. That sound so perfect I can envision that view. That is why I take so many pictures. I want to share on your journey and story.

    Runs W.S. thank you I about burst wit happiness on saturday.

    Sally you friend sounds great. I do a version of that I over share on FB. I'm trying to learn Instagram apparently that is where pictures belong. I'm told lol

    Hey Fam I just wanted to pass on this short video I did a contact giveaway. You had to nominate someone else. Most people nominated Meosha. So here she is being presented with the MASSI people painting I thrifted a while back

  • rachylou replied 1 year ago

    Ha! Y'all are having too much fun! ;)

  • Glory replied 1 year ago

    WOW! What a wonderful journey - thanks for taking me along! The pictures are just so fantastic. 

  • Xtabay replied 1 year ago

    This was so much fun, thanks for taking us along!   I pretended I was on a motor scooter, following y'all along, laughing all the way! 

  • calmwave replied 1 year ago

    Here I am, sitting on my recliner in my little Canadian rural town of less than 11,000 people and I can feel the energy of your day jumping off the page.  You look fabulous, vibrant and joyful!  
    Thank you for sharing a piece of your city and your day with me.

    Those graduation boys? - - so cute!

  • Ledonna N. replied 1 year ago

    Thank you all for virtu sharing my day. I love this . I am just overjoyed that you all dared to open the page just by seeing a flock of seagulls.

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