It was Carnival Time! Unlike last year, nobody in Houston complained that New Orleans was going forward with Mardi Gras, and by all accounts it was hugely successful. An estimated 700,000 tourists came to town to enjoy the fun. Some of the sights are below:

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A little girl hopes to get the baby in the King Cake.

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King Hermes LXVII

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The Hon. David S. Gorbaty, Founder and President-in-Perpetuity of the Mystic Sub-Krewe of the White Boot, Krewe of Hermes.

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These ladies may be drinking for quite a while.

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Hermes Rider

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The Lieutenant Governor at the Hermes Parade

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Throw Me Something Mister!

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The Tulane Marching Band, in the Thoth Parade. Included here for the benefit of loyal reader WJF. Don’t blink or you’ll miss them!

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Mother and Daughter enjoy the Thoth parade, which resumed its Henry Clay/Magazine Street route Uptown.

 

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