Category Archives: celebration

Superbowl sunshine

We kind of planned to stay away from downtown this weekend to avoid the Superbowl crowds, but those giant Roman numerals on the river – I just wanted to see them for myself. So we hopped on our bikes and … Continue reading

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All on one Sunday during Carnival in New Orleans

I am happy to report that I’ve perfected my “Sunday before the Sunday before Mardi Gras” routine.  This year there’s one extra Sunday thrown in because the parades were moved around so as not to interfere with the Superbowl, but … Continue reading

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Before the parades…

Just some snapshots I took on the way back from the post office today – first parades are tonight!  I love the build up to the parades, the police officers gathering at each block, the empty floats awaiting riders (these … Continue reading

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Bead season again

Both of these pics taken on my walk to yoga class.  I love how people decorate for Mardi Gras with beads.

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Parade remnant

I was out of town this past weekend, and so I missed the annual “practice walk” of the Jefferson City Buzzards.  Not sure what I’m talking about?  Then it’s worth it to click here.  And if you want more, click … Continue reading

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Only in NOLA

Saw this gentleman yesterday at the bus stop.  He had just come from the house across the street that resells Mardi Gras beads and stuffed animals at this time of year.  I love that it’s Carnival season!

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Joan of Arc parade kicks off Carnival season!

Twelfth Night is the Feast of the Epiphany, the day when the Wise Men found the baby Jesus, and the official start to Carnival season.  It’s also apparently the birthday of Joan of Arc, and there’s a beautiful walking parade … Continue reading

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