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all at once.

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“mardi gras is the love of life.

it is the harmonic convergence of our food, our music, our creativity,

our eccentricity, our neighborhoods, and our joy of living.

all at once.”

― chris rose

art credit: frenchy

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flamin’ fat tuesday.

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today is a day of celebration

mardi gras

fat tuesday

from life on the mississippi

and

new orleans

is 

in full swing

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in keeping with

the spirit

of the holiday

i

shall celebrate

with 

a bag of

flamin’ hot cheetos

and stay up

one hour late.

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it has been said that a scotchman has not seen the world until he has seen edinburgh; and I think that I may say that an american has not seen the united states until he has seen mardi-gras in new orleans.

– mark twain – march 1859

image credits: ‘life n the mississippi’ first edition, tumblr