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Fat Tuesday takedown

When things were winding down for Mardi Gras in Mobile last night, there was a big police presence. About all I will say about this picture is be careful what you say around a large group of cops.

Chief Red Cloud in Mobile

Imagine my surprise last night when Chief Red Cloud, the namesake of my hometown in Nebraska, made an appearance on the front of a float in the Infant Mystics parade last night in downtown Mobile. I probably wouldn’t have known … Read More

Modern day king and queen

King Elexis I, aka C’aracher “C.J.” Small, and queen Tasha Montae Lang and others are part of the tableau vivant at the Coronation for the Mobile Area Mardi Gras Association Saturday night, Feb. 3, 2008, at the Mobile Civic Center.

Brimstone and Beads

I was taking photos of this flier in the street, without the beads, and somebody walked along and dropped some right next to it. I don’t know if it was an accident or not, but it sure made the photo … Read More

Latest Parade

Members of the U.S. Navy, from the USS Gettysburg, were in Mobile to celebrate Mardi Gras for a few days.

The LaShe Mardi Gras Parade

While photographing the tail end of this parade as it made its way out of the starting area the other night, Meggan and I were both wondering what was holding things up. It turns out that one of the floats … Read More

After the parade

I don’t know how to put this, but Mardi Gras is kind of a big deal here. Today the Krewe de la Dauphine kicked off the season with the area’s first parade in Dauphin Island.