Mardi Gras 2010

We enjoyed Mardi Gras in New Orleans so much in 2009, that we decided to go back to New Orleans for Mardi Gras 2010. This year, Mardi Gras fell between Susan and the boys’ birthdays. mardigras2010The weather was very cold in New Orleans for the parades. Our friend Maria went with us to New Orleans. Maria works with me. She lived in New Orleans for several years. She was looking forward to seeing some of the parades she saw as a child. We went to one of the night parades on Canal Street. The girls got cold and went back to the hotel room early. I stayed for the last parade of the night. During the parade I caught a mask, a deck of cards and a set of plastic cups. On the right is a photograph of at the Friday night parade.

mardigras20102On Saturday, we met mom at a day parade. Mom was watching Brian and Aaron for us. We all attended the Krewe of Endymion parade. The president of the New Orleans Saints was in the parade. Many of the parades were celebrating the Saints win in the Super Bowl. After the day parade, we headed to Bourbon Street. Maria met several of her friends that traveled from out of town. We enjoyed another Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans. The photograph on the left is Susan and I at the Krewe of Endymion parade.

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