Surprise: Bipolar!

Mardi Gras and all that supports it is fascinating. It’s a big subject in my memoir and here it is again – 2020 Mardi Gras! However, one of my motivations in writing is to share my episodes with bipolar and the tension I experienced with mental illness and carnival customs. My first chapter opens with […]

Virtual Tour – Singing Out Loud: A Memoir of an Ex Mardi Gras Queen

Virtual Tour Itinerary for Singing Out Loud: A Memoir of an Ex Mardi Gras Queen January 31 – Stop by FYI50+ for a book review by Barbara Glass. FYI50+ Facebook page mention.“The goal is to inspire new thoughts, inform with new discoveries, and entertain the 50+ audience with original ideas.” ~ FYI50+ February 24 – […]

Enter to win a signed copy of Singing Out Loud

Singing Out Loud: A Memoir of an Ex-Marci Gras Queen, Goodreads giveaway for a signed copy of Marilee Eaves’ new book. Enter below. Goodreads Book Giveaway Singing Out Loud by Marilee Eaves Giveaway ends January 26, 2020. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway Giveaway has ended. About the bookBorn during World War II, […]

Freedom v Shame

My last blog entry about women’s krewes and the Women’s Movement 1960s and 1970s left out my amazement and admiration for the marching dancers. Their stamina! Their fitness and musicality!  Girls and young women ages 10 and up run the gamut from wearing Peter Pan collar shirts with plaid skirts to marchers with tight, short […]