My Great Aunt

by angeliska on April 12, 2006

Jessie Polacheck Sheridan September 14, 1923 – November 4, 2005 This weekend I traveled to Chicago with my Grandfather for my Great-Aunt Jessie’s memorial service, which was, without question, the most incredible memorial I have ever witnessed. I have found (…)

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Who are the Mardi Gras Indians?

by angeliska on April 5, 2006

I recently became aware that many people I’ve met here have never heard of the Mardi Gras Indians. Blank stares and misconceptions run rampant when the subject comes up, sadly – as this is a major part of New Orleans (…)

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