Today is Fat Tuesday. We cut loose with a trip to the Mexican restaurant. No beads, no costumes and the only music thisyear was Blue and Violet singing “I don’t got a belly button” with theVeggietales gang. Something else I didn’t do today – draw. I figure if Fat Tuesday is about loading up on excess so youcan fast for 40 days then not drawing today is in keeping with that tradition.
Today, on Fat Tuesday, I have visions of beads, booze, and awesome New Orleans-set movie scenes (like the opening from Live and Let Die) dancing around in my head. But our Mardi Gras is short-lived friends: For, tomorrow, we begin L... Read Post
In New Orleans and other cities around the world, millions of people dressed up in elaborate costumes, watched parades, listened to music and partied the day away to celebrate Fat Tuesday, a period of revelry before Lent on the cale... Read Post