Mardi Gras


Mardi Gras: Lean into Lent 3

It was the first Mardi Gras after Katrina and, we did not know at the time, our last before heading to Penn State. Our departmental staff assistant had a house right on St. Charles and so we joined our colleagues there every year for the parades. One little girl was lifted up on the shoulders […]


Belated photo posting: Mardi Gras

And not just a week late, these are from 2006, our last Mardi Gras in NOLA. This was also the first Mardi Gras after Katrina, so if you head over the photo set you will see people dressed with blue tarps (the house covering of choice provided by FEMA) and “vanilla extract” after Nagin’s comments […]