(A/N: Feel free to review, this is just random, something I wrote while watching people pass by our house.)
Mardi Gras in STL. Let me help you picture it. It's the second biggest Mardi Gras celebration in the United States, behind New Orleans. It's people getting so drunk that outdoor bars stop selling booze at 8pm; pubs at 11pm.
It's people partying on the streets in front of my house into the early hours of the morning, so my family always goes to my grandparents this weekend, to get away from the city. It's people peeing in your front yard (yes that actually happened once) and then running off.
But it's also kind people giving you bead necklaces when the walk down the streets. It's sitting on the front steps, watching golf cart after golf cart of people dressed up pass by (Soulard allows golf carts on roads).
It's enjoying a hot chocolate while the neighbors across the street drink beer in their front yard, while their toddlers play in the grass. It's those toddlers dancing around and singing when older ladies give them beads and feathers.
Sometimes it may be bad, but overall, it's really fun.