Thursday, February 25, 2010

Spring is Right around the Corner

Things are definitely warming up in Acadiana!

A wintertime swamp tour sunset.

It was a cool Mardi Gras, but not cold enough to keep her short shorts in the house as seen below!
Mardi Gras parade rolls through Lafayette under clear blue skies

Mardi Gras revelers in costume returning to downtown Lafayette after a day on the prairie.

For a great link to a documentary film by Pat Mire
about the Courir de Mardi Gras on the prairie go here: Dance for a Chicken

Well isn't it nice to see the green grass and flowers growing under clear blue skies after the dreary, wet, and cold, frozen winter season we have experienced thus far.

For great Courir de Mardi Gras photos by Bradley Black of the 2010 Cajun prairie celebration which is an ancient tradition in the areas west of Lafayette.