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Krewe of Barkus article

Costumed dogs parading around the French Quarter. What is not to love? The¬†Krewe of Barkus¬†is the annual Mardi Gras dog parade. Allegedly, it was founded in 1992 when Tom Wood was at a Margaret Orr Fan Club meeting (I love … Continue reading

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Mascot Mondays #7 of 12: This day in history 125 years ago

First off, what an amazing cover illustration. Here is the article that accompanied it: The newspapers throughout the State, which are held in the grasp of the politicians and office-seekers of both factions, and which refuse to recognize the right … Continue reading

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When Dear Abby Gets It Wrong: Straight Talk From Fannie & Django

The Debut of a New Column! Dear Abby, while she may be one of our beloved American icons for delivering advice to the lovelorn, the bemused, and the sometimes demented, it doesn’t mean she is always correct. Here to offer … Continue reading

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