Mardi Gras

What is really behind its Mask? I was going to update this for Mardi Gras 2017 but there is not enough time to properly do it since its mid January. See some links at the end of this brief writing for more info. Mardi Gras! The word conjures up all sorts of images in the mind. The celebration is in fact a “CARNIVAL”, which literally means “raising flesh”. It is a celebration of the carnal nature. We think of parades, floats, masquerades, balls, beads, doubloons, parties, king cake and revelry. New Orleans promotes it as “the greatest free show on

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