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Sweet Visit Alabama: Mardi Gras in Mobile

Sweet Visit Alabama: Mardi Gras in Mobile

November 24, 2011 No Comments Of any state we’ve traveled through, Alabama is probably the state where my children and I consumed the most sugar. We were constantly trying sweet iced tea, sweet mint tea, fresh limeade, lemonade, and sweet fruit ices. And it wasn’t even summer when we were there. In fact, we visited at Mardi Gras time. Mari ...

 

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Museum of Mobile: Documenting the History of Mobile, Alabama

Museum of Mobile: Documenting the History of Mobile, Alabama

March 4, 2011 No Comments Mobile, Alabama was always one of those places we just drove through on Interstate 10, on the way between our former home in Central Florida and the new life we had created in New Orleans. What we saw of Mobile out the car windows looked interesting but we always had a schedule to keep, so ...

 

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Mobile Carnival Museum Alabama: Where Mardi Gras Was Born

Mobile Carnival Museum Alabama: Where Mardi Gras Was Born

March 4, 2011 1 Comment New Orleans, Louisiana has become synonymous with Mardi Gras. People from around the world make the annual pilgrimage for beads, parades, musical performances and king cake. But Mardi Gras actually got its New World start 150 miles down the road in Mobile, Alabama. As long-time New Orleans residents, Dad and I were eager to find ...

 

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USS Alabama: World War II Hero Turned Museum Battleship

USS Alabama: World War II Hero Turned Museum Battleship

March 4, 2011 No Comments The USS Alabama, a World War II battleship docked in Mobile, Alabama, has been on my bucket list for some time now. Dad saw it several years ago with my then-husband, but as the day was snowy and icy, my mom and I elected not to go. When Dad and I found ourselves in Mobile ...

 

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