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Here We Are: Lent

And before Lent is Fat Tuesday and MARDI GRAS.

Did you know the second largest Mardi Gras in the country is St. Louis?  After New Orleans, of course.  Many people are surprised to discover the strong French influence in St. Louis.

This year I really wanted to go and it just didn't work out.  Mike even tried to find something Mardi Gras we could do in Chicago the weekend before and came up pretty much empty.  Next year, Mardi Gras - St. Louis, me and you will have some fun.

I did get to hang out with my friends, Justin and Jason, on Fat Tuesday.  So what if it was mostly a coincidence it was Fat Tuesday.  We hit up Hopewell and then grabbed some burgers.
photo credit to jason


P.S. Sort-of speaking of New Orleans...we're headed there this weekend for a long weekend, which is coming at good timing.  I need a little rejuvenation!  Feel free to follow along with some photos on instagram if you'd like!

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