I’m smart about somethings, but really dumb about others.  The good thing is, I’ve never had a problem asking for answers when I need them.  Today, we tried to learn a little bit about the customs surrounding Mardi Gras, but it didn’t go so well.  Details after the jump.

I don’t understand Mardi Gras.  I know it’s the last big party before Lent, but I don’t know why they use the colors they do, eat weird cake and show their jumblies for beads.  I just don’t get it, and this morning I made the mistake about asking about one of these traditions.  Here’s the stuff:

And here’s some people also confused by King Cake