Mardi Gras Northwest Louisiana Style

Mardi Gras to me has a few forms. The mother of all Mardi Gras is Carnival in Brazil. Mardi Gras in New Orleans is the daughter. There are a multitude of grand daughters now throughout much of the south, including Galveston, TX and Mobile, AL. My favorite is in Shreveport, LA. A quick 3 hour trip east from Dallas but a world away in atmosphere. All of Louisiana has the “ "laissez les bon temps rouler" or “let the good times roll” attitude. Any excuse for friends to get