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Ice storms and Mardi Gras

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Ice storms and Mardi Gras

Okay, after the disastrous ice storms and ice hacking and clean up and frustration, with no light, no heat, no phone, no internet, etc for 51 hours, when things finally settled last night, I went online to just check prices to Mardi Gras...and then I hit the "purchase" button.

WE'RE GOING TO MARDI GRAS!!!!!

Even better, Air Canada put on a sale TODAY, but since I was within 24 hours of booking, I got to cancel the old seats and book new ones at a savings of $208 (more Hurricanes!)

We had contemplated this for a while, but I didn't think we'd REALLY do it...amazing how ice storms and alcohol can change things! :) Back to NOLA in 65 days!!!!!

Edited: 26 December 2013, 13:32
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1. Re: Ice storms and Mardi Gras

I am so jealous! You will have a great time. Are you staying at the HP? We would love to come for MG but we are hoping to come in April for FQF and can't do MG in March and FQF in April

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Just remember to behave yourselves.....NOT!!!

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Congratulations!!!! I'm sure we'll bump into you!

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Hermicane, we're going to be there for Mardi Gras, too! Perhaps a meet-up?

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Yay!!! So glad you'll have a chance to "thaw out" if only for a few days!

Schulenburg, Texas
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Well, good for you, my friends! Deny's been dropping hints about wanting to go to MG again, and I'm so glad y'all will get to go very soon. I'll just have fun keeping up with the plans :). I'm sure it will be a hoot!

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BTW, what are your dates? We have tentative plans to go right after MG for a couple of days.

Greenwood, Louisiana
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Well, you both deserve it after what you just went through! Were you able to book rooms?

Toronto, Canada
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Oh Lili it would be sooooooo nice if your time in Nola crosses over with ours! Hopefully you'll even be able to walk again without help! What days are you and DH looking at? We're March 2-10!

Miss Magnolia--I have sent you a PM!!!!!!!

Would love to have a Meet & Greet with you too Summer!

Just shoveled 5 more inches of snow...ugh!!!!!

Edited: 26 December 2013, 16:59
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yes guys, we have a room at the Hotel Provincial (surprise!) etude and summer, would love to meet for a drink with you! (as well as you, Miss Magnolia!) Lili...OMG, it would be soooooooooooo nice to have you and DH there!!!! kayak...we won't try TOOOO hard! :)