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Larry and Deb Nortunen

Susan Parker

New Orleans may have the best Mardi Gras celebration in the United States, but the Baby Boomers at Robson Ranch are a close second. The Boomers celebration was held in the clubhouse ballroom and was filled with Boomers dressed in their best Mardi Gras attire. Each table had a beautiful centerpiece, Mardi Gras beads, and a mask.

What is a Mardi Gras celebration without sausage and chicken gumbo? The buffet featured the gumbo and was paired with rice and a side of a corn muffin. The bar also had a special drink, the New Orleans Hurricane.

Carol Jankowski and Susan Parker enlisted two veteran Mardi Gras experts, Carol French and Lorraine Hecker. With a powerhouse four, the celebration was on. Carol Jankowski started off the celebration with a Mardi Gras quiz. A second event for the Boomers was guessing how many beads were in a glass container. A participation secret event involved 5 lines of 10 Boomers moving a long set of beads in and out of each Boomer’s shirt. The evening was topped off with a parade of Boomers led by Carol French holding an umbrella and dancing and weaving their way around the room to the song “When the Saints Go Marching In.”

If you would like to join the Baby Boomers, send an email to Carol Jankowski at [email protected]. There is no cost to join the Baby Boomers.