What is Mardi Gras and why has this party lasted over 2000 years? Here are 5 highlights of this amazing celebration. There are many theories as to how Mardi Gras began, but some might argue that it was born in 753 BC in a grotto at the foot of the Palatine, where a she-wolf was said to have suckled Romulus and Remus, the founders of the almighty Rome. And each February 15, with the wolf as …read more
AJ Sørensen is an essayist, theater critic, soon-to-be-novelist, and creative director at Words by Sørensen. She lives in Chicago with her partner in crime and plans to one day raise two Basenjis named Hunter and Hitch.