Tag Archives: Barkus

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

Posted in celebration | Tagged , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Two more reasons to love Mardi Gras

A miniature parade and a dog parade! I’ve been going to Barkus for years —  it requires me to overcome my Sunday homebody inertia and jump on my bike to ride to the French Quarter, but it’s always worth it.  … Continue reading

Posted in celebration | Tagged , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Why we don’t get anything done around here

Because the weather is fantastic and it would be sinful to be inside working. Because there is a dog parade not to miss. Because the work can wait until later, right? Barkus is the dog parade, a take on Bacchus, … Continue reading

Posted in celebration | Tagged , , , , , , , | 12 Comments