Mardi Gras is just getting started, but no fewer than three king cakes have already made the rounds. “Bon temps rouler,” he says with a sugary, carb-laden smile.
For those of you planning to take in the festivities, I hope the weather cooperates. I’ve been at parades on beautiful sunny days and on wet cold dreary ones. While I prefer the sunshine, there’s a bright side to bad weather: you get more beads if the crowds are thin.