Today is the day for the biggest party in the USA! Mardi Gras 2018-
Louisiana author AL Vincent talks about life & Mardi Gras !
Laissez les bon temps rouler!
(Let the good times roll!)
I’m originally from a small town in Oklahoma, so I didn’t grow up with Mardi Gras. In fact, all I knew about it was what I had seen on television. That, of course, meant Bourbon Street and all its debauchery. The Sin City of the South.
I had wanted to visit New Orleans, though, ever since I read Interview With the Vampire. I fell in love with the town from Anne Rice’s description, and her own passion for the Crescent City. So, when I had my first chance to go, I jumped on it. It just so happened it was during Mardi Gras, and one of the biggest parades, Endymion.
That was twenty years…
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