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Friday, February 24, 2012

Dear Cam and Mrs. Pike...

Even public transportation gets into the act


This is an email I sent Lady Blackbelt. I realized not only would it have made a great blog post, but I should have added a couple other friends' addresses...

We have just come out of our first Mardi Gras and holy shit, it was amazing. The lights and colors and pervasive music, all of it, was indescribable. The city was alive and big and pulsing. We got here right in the middle of Carnival, so literally didn't have a quiet night until Wednesday, when it was all over.
At one point actually on Mardi Gras night, we decided to go down Bourbon Street, just to say we had. I have never been in a crowd so thick I could.not.move. until then. And I wasn't the least bit afraid ~ although I did stick my hand in my pocket with the house keys. My ass got squeezed once. I turned around, looked at the three guys who were close to have done it and said "REALLY?!!!?" Two of them had no idea what I was talking about. The third was busted. I just shook my head and said "happy Mardi Gras" and kept on. That was the only incident.

At the club earlier, we had a couple try to pick us up. Me mostly, though. She was dressed like a pig and wanted people to fondle her nipples. Need I say the pick up didn't work?

The October weekend in Salem and the Fourth of July on the Cape... This was right there up with those. One of these days, I'd love to share it with you. Honestly, I don't know if I would've enjoyed it nearly as much if we'd been here on vacation. Part of what made it so good was the ability to remove myself from the touristy aspects. However, I do understand why people do this as their vacation.

Just...wow.

Miss you. Love you. Think of you all the time.
 
Every bead from the last week. Yep, just one week.
Those are Pobble Thoughts. That and a buck fifty will get you coffee ~ and beads.

2 comments:

Get Off My Lawn! said...

You know what? I haven't been on vacation in a ong time. So... jealous. However, I do not have to fear getting my ass squeezed. I am happy to read about the adventure.

BostonPobble said...

I highly recommend a vacation and, if it would be necessary for a successful vacation, I can probably even arrange for your ass to get squeezed. I've got unusual connections in very odd places.