Tag Archives: Mardi Gras

Guest: Author Lynn Shurr

It is my great pleasure to welcome a friend of mine and a long-time friend of The Hound’s, author Lynn Shurr. Lynn is a prolific writer of romance novels, from the sweet to the saucy, stand-alones to series. Welcome, Lynn! … Continue reading

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Phil’ed With the Spirit of Spring

Here we are with what I hear was supposed to be a ‘free’ week, but it has been one that has cried out for attention every day…until today. The beginning of the  week enlightening us on the German pre-Lenten fun … Continue reading

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Fat Tuesday!

Today is Fat Tuesday- or Mardi Gras- it’s a last hurrah before Lent starts tomorrow. I’ve been in three Krewes and I love the parading and balls that come with the season. I’m not currently in a Krewe since I … Continue reading

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A Plethora of Holidays and Events

What a week!! Monday was President’s Day. The sad thing about that to me is that our county offices don’t close for the holiday and it chaps my hide every year. These men served our country and we should be … Continue reading

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Give it up . . . .

When it came to the topic of Mardi Gras, I was worried about what to write. It’s never been a part of my life or anything. I took French in high school and a little bit in college, so I … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Memories

Well, Mardi Gras is officially over. Today is Ash Wednesday, which is when many Catholics go to church to get “ashed”. We never did that. Yes, I was raised Catholic, but we weren’t very devout. But that isn’t what today’s … Continue reading

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FAT TUESDAY!!

Laissez bon temps rouler!!!  That means “let the good times roll” and is always shouted at Mardi Gras- Mardi Gras itself is the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday and it’s the last hurrah before the season on Lent and deprivation.  While … Continue reading

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