Monday, February 20, 2012

Mardi Gras Sunday parade photos from the Times-Picayune
~A float rider leans out to toss to the crowds along St. Charles Avenue during the Iris parade Sunday, February 19,2012 in New Orleans. The parade was originally scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 18,2012 and was rescheduled due to rain. The 900 member ladies-only krewe is the oldest women's Carnival organization in New Orleans. This years theme was "Iris, Messenger of the Gods". Monarchs of Iris are Queen Cheryl Cottingham Short and King John "JJ" Short. Photo: Susan Poag

Please join us at Noon on Lundi Gras for our 2012 Sending Ceremony
~Guardians of the Flame

~Mardi Gras Indians' suits stitched with help of invisible hands

~Hat Tweet @BigRedCotton~Jay Williams & his tribe The Buffalo Hunters will be coming out 5am morning at 2223 1st St. at Liberty

Lundi Gras celebrations to bring full day of music, royalty to riverfront

~Nola parades today!
Krewe of Tucks
~Uptown 3:00 p.m --Rescheduled from 2/18
Krewe of Proteus~Uptown 5:15 p.m.
Krewe of Orpheus~Uptown 6:00 p.m.

Things are getting heated in the Ragusa family ~LOOKA!

Carnival seasons' early economic impact

Line dance: A Monologue by Jarvis DeBerry

Small Affairs covers Eris
~Editilla Brahtellas~ We began following this citizen journalist blogger on da twitters @small_affair wit her various and sundry live-streaming broadcasts.

Krewe of Houmas' parade will be led by the Spirit of Louisiana~The Spirit of Louisiana fire truck was donated to the city of New York in response to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The 42,000-pound truck was built by Ferrera Fire Apparatus Co. of Holden, with money raised by Louisiana residents. The fire truck was made to New York specifications and can pump 1,000 gallons of water in one minute. Louisiana later donated two hazardous-material trucks that aid in hazardous spill cleanup operations.

Time itself~Fix the Pumps

Solar panels becoming a hot item among New Orleans area consumers

History’s telling me to not get excited about passage of the oil spill fine amendment…
~Disenfranchised Citizen

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