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New Orleans 2009

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Mardi Gras Marathon weekend at the end of January 2009 gave me an opportunity to visit New Orleans. It was my second time in the city, and first extended visit. In 1859, Mark Twain wrote, “It has been said that a Scotchman has not seen the world until he has seen Edinburgh; and I think that I may say that an American has not seen the United States until he as seen Mardi-Gras in New Orleans.” After more than a century, Twain’s observation still resonates…

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The Saint Louis Cathedral was established in 1720, and overlooks Jackson Square and the French Quarter.

Saint Louis Cathedral