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Scarborough Renaissance Faire

Renaissance Faires are gaining popularity across the country with all age groups.  They used to be a place for role-playing nerds to get together and live out their fantasies while “tourists” paid for homemade trinkets and faire food. That is not the case anymore. I remember the first Renaissance Faire I went to in Norman, OK.  I was a nerdy…

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Mardi Gras, Shreveport 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…

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