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    Mardi Gras Masks, Mandals, and More Adult Coloring Book Celebrating Carnival Season on the Gulf Coast

    Mardi Gras is a big deal along the Gulf Coast from Pensacola west to New Orleans. Here in the US, the tradition arrived in 1699 with the LeMoyne brothers, Iberville and Bienville as they and their crew set out to settle and defend France’s claim in the new world. The first real celebrations started in 1702 with the settlement of the first site of Mobile, AL although there had been a brief acknowledgement of the holiday in 1699 while the crew was still on board their ship searching for a suitable spot to set up a settlement near the mouth…

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    Rat Rods and Vintage Cars Coloring Book

    Back in March, I was invited to be the photographer at a local Mardi Gras Parade for the Fowl River society the Order of the Rolling River. It was a last minute assignment as their previously hired photographer had become…

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    New WebHosting Provider

    After numerous issues with the Bluehost account I used for years with this domain, I have transferred my domain name to GoDaddy. It looked for a minute like my posts would migrate, but they didn’t, so I’m just starting from…