Not from Louisiana. Not even a Catholic.
None the less, there is a King cake on the counter at work that won't be there much longer at the rate the staff is eating it--and another one at home. More about this on the Library Lady Cooks blog.
At story hours, the theme is "Swamp Romp". Lots of Cajun music from Michael Doucet (Le Hoogie Boogie), Johnette Downing (why hadn't I heard of her before) and a lovely, funny version of "Mama Don't Allow" from a duo called "Fox and Branch":
And even the penguin has gotten into the spirit: