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Happy Mardi Gras

Laissez les bons temps rouler!

Last weekend, I went to St. Louis with a couple friends on a bit of a last minute trip to celebrate.  Apparently, St. Louis has the 2nd largest Mardi Gras celebration in the country (clearly New Orleans is first).

We learned how it works (basically it's a huge street festival with a parade that's about 3 hours long), figured out our own tips or what we might do differently next time.

Here's are some snapshots from the weekend:
Of course the Budweiser tour happened... we went to St. Louis & it's free | Justin gets credit for the cup picture.  One thing that happens when you wait in line for 45 minutes for a port-o-potty.

Good times!

On actual Mardi Gras I didn't do much...  Jason & I stopped for ice cream on our way back to Chicago from Milwaukee so I guess that counts (pretty sure he understandably had enough of me by the time we got back to Chicago and spent 5 straight days together).
Then I went to a friend's birthday celebration at night.

Mardi Gras 2013... check.

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