Monthly Archives: February 2012

All on a Mardi Gras Day. . .

It’s impossible to do and see everything there is to do and see on Mardi Gras Day.  But goodness, we tried!  We were up late after the parades on Monday putting the finishing touches on costumes with sparkles and glue, … Continue reading

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Just a week ago. . .

Ok – I think I’m closing in on my Mardi Gras posts for the year. I feel compelled to share at least a little more – there are so many beautiful photos!  I hope that everyone following this blog who … Continue reading

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Weekly photo challenge: Indulge

Indulge in this view of the excessive amounts of throws we received this Carnival season.  Most will be donated to the Arc of Greater New Orleans, who repackage and resell beads and throws so that they can be enjoyed again.  … Continue reading

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Why I love this city – a special story

Apologies if this story has already made it to you – I think it’s made it beyond the local news to places like Huffington Post. Start with the original post by a mother who took her autistic daughter to the … Continue reading

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Happy Mardi Gras!

Flowers and beads from the Jefferson City Buzzards and the Lyons Club – now off to the parades and the Quarter!  Have a great day, everyone!

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Loving the night parades

Yes, those wonderful night parades that roll just three blocks from my house.  There’s no need to hike all the way to Napoleon Avenue, no need to drive anywhere – we just walk out the door and mosey up to … Continue reading

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Wordless Thursday

Shoes and butterflies lead the Muses parade.  More tomorrow I hope; bedtime now!

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