Story: Jurassic Mardi Gras

Jurassic Mardi Gras By Dianne de Las Casas © 2005 Note from Dianne: This story was inspired by the Jurassic Mardi Gras float I created with my brother, Gary, and his son, Jourdan. Around the corner and down the street The dinos move to the mambo beat All the abominable beasts are out Getting ready […] Read More

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Mardi Gras Traditions

Friends, Here in New Orleans, it is Lundi Gras (which is French for “Fat Monday,” the Monday before Mardi Gras, “Fat Tuesday”). The Saturday, Sunday and Monday before Mardi Gras mark the appearance of the “Super Krewes.” On Saturday, Endymion rolls, one of the largest Mardi Gras parades in New Orleans. On Sunday, Bacchus, the […] Read More

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