Mardi Gras

All On a Mardi Gras Day

by angeliska on February 23, 2013

I’m still slowly editing all my photos from Mardi Gras, so in lieu of a much belated post from me, I wanted to share a peek into the magic of that day while the memories are still fresh, and the (…)

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by angeliska on February 6, 2013

I’m opening a time capsule into a Mardi Gras day of yore that I never got around to writing about – I have a few of those stowed away in my dusty attic of an archive, and it’s just not (…)

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12th Night Parades

by angeliska on January 4, 2013

It is with great excitement and shivery anticipation that I bear news of the rebirth of a very old tradition here in my hometown: a cadre of dear ladies and myself have joined forces as Krewe du Bisoux to bring (…)

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Mardi Gras Madness

by angeliska on March 4, 2011

We’re in a mad flurry of sequin sewing, trim-gluing and puppet-building leading up to Fat Tuesday, so I had better share this rundown of pictures from last year’s big day now, before I get buried up to my neck in (…)

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Krewe of Eris – Lux et Voluptas

by angeliska on March 1, 2011

Last year, the annual Krewe of Eris Parade fell on Valentine’s Day, making for a mighty romantic and randy procession. The official theme was Lux et Voluptas, or Light & Pleasure – but I think most of us couldn’t help (…)

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Krewe of Eris – The Feast of the Appetites!

by angeliska on May 4, 2009

I look forward to the Krewe of Eris parade every year- it usually happens on the weekend before Mardi Gras, and this year (it occurred back in February, mind) it was quite chilly indeed. Luckily we were all able to (…)

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Parades II.

by angeliska on April 7, 2009

Ahem! I will now turn back the calendar pages to February and continue revisiting my marvelous Mardi Gras visit.. Bear with me, faithful readers- it make take several installments, but I promise it will be worth the wait in juiciness (…)

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by angeliska on March 1, 2009

It’s always so strange- the feeling of traveling a long way in the course of a day. A morning, and then an afternoon pass on the journey and I am hurtled across these old familiar highways back to a place (…)

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Seawitches, Stormsirens, and Horned Beasts

by angeliska on February 27, 2009

Mardi Gras was so amazing and perfect, and I can’t wait to take a look at the pictures and elaborate on all the adventures- but! I just arrived home from a long journey and am muchly tattered and weary.. So (…)

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Mardi Gras, My Love

by angeliska on February 18, 2009

Sometime around midnight tonight I shall hit the road, traveling down that old familiar highway to make my pilgrimage, to celebrate my most favorite holiday- yes, darlings, it is Mardi Gras time! I never got around to sharing these photos (…)

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