Did you hear the news? Of course.
The Saints are world champions! New Orleans is a bona fide place to live again. Drew Brees and Sean Payton are geniuses! All this and we’re smack in the middle of Carnival season.
After screaming privately for the game, we went out to the quarter to watch the pandemonium there. In all my years (younger years) of partying on Bourbon during Mardi Gras, I’ve never ever seen the quarter so packed and electric. Normally, you can’t move on Bourbon. On that night, though, you could barely move on Royal. It was wicked packed.
There’s no better place in the world to be for the next two weeks than in New Orleans, Louisiana. It’s Carnival time, the weather is perfect, we’ve resoundingly and calmly elected our new mayor, and the Saints are Superbowl Champions.
Some pictures from the dubbed “Lombardi Gras” are up on my Flickr page, and here is a slide show: