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Feast of All Souls

by Angeliska on December 7, 2012

This year on November 2nd, which is Day of the Dead or All Souls’ Day, (also known as the Commemoration of All Faithful Departed), I was in New Orleans – a city that is on more intimate terms with death (…)

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6 Years On – Fragments + Wet Feathers

by Angeliska on September 1, 2011

This year there’s just too much, too much to write, to say, to show – it’s all disjointed fragments that don’t quite fit together, scrabbled here and there over the last few days of travel. It ain’t much, but it’s (…)

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Mardi Gras Madness

by Angeliska on March 4, 2011

We’re in a mad flurry of sequin sewing, trim-gluing and puppet-building leading up to Fat Tuesday, so I had better share this rundown of pictures from last year’s big day now, before I get buried up to my neck in (…)

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Krewe of Eris – Lux et Voluptas

by Angeliska on March 1, 2011

Last year, the annual Krewe of Eris Parade fell on Valentine’s Day, making for a mighty romantic and randy procession. The official theme was Lux et Voluptas, or Light & Pleasure – but I think most of us couldn’t help (…)

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Big Blessings Poppin’ – The Devil Can’t Stop It!

by Angeliska on February 25, 2011

It’s almost that time, y’all… My mind is already there, steeped in chicory, dusted in powdered sugar. Hungry for those sweet faces I ain’t kissed in so long. My heart quickens up when I think of riding down my old (…)

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