Down here in the south, we will stand, in a parade, in the rain, with our boots and Mardi Gras Gowns on, tacky sweaters and all. True Story. Two prompts in one, Journal 52 Conversation, and Embrace, Purple , Yellow, Green It’s Mardi Gras in the south! One of my last conversations was with a friend of mine who decided to get tickets for us and about when we could pick up tickets for our ball and if my gown will still fit with my recent weight loss!!!