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City Slickers

Posted 10/14/2013 4:23pm by Shiloh Avery.

view of Charlotte from our hotel room
View of South Charlotte from our hotel room on the 23rd floor (sorry, I never took any pictures of the Value Village outfit)

Jason and I went to Charlotte this weekend.  With medical bills arriving, we figured this was our chance at any sort of “vacation” getaway.  We did one of those Priceline things and got a good deal on a swank hotel room, spent a half an hour picking out our “city slicker costumes”, picked out a restaurant and a show to attend, then got up at 4:30 as usual and headed off to farmers’ market.  By the time we got back, unloaded the market stuff and loaded our city stuff, I was in a bit of a feverish haze.  It wasn’t until we checked into the hotel and collapsed on the cushy bed for our nap that I realized that I had forgotten all of my city slicker clothes.  There I was in my crocs and smelly market clothes.  Places to go, but not all dressed up.  Value Village to the rescue! Instead of indulging in a fancy dinner, we found ourselves wading through miles of used clothing and shoes, but we managed to successfully disguise me as a city girl and made our comedy show in style.

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