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{Ballerinas & the prettiest of rooms}

Recovering today from the lingering flu, but no time for that -- time to prepare for upcoming performances [costumes to be embellished, acts to be rehearsed] late night parties with out of town friends, a few hours of sleep here (a few there), burlesque brunches...Without further ado, I simply have to get back to things! xo, Jolie


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