They planned their wedding around a Mardi Gras honeymoon.
Married on Friday, they spent the weekend in a New Orleans hotel, far too busy with each other to see the sights.
Tuesday night was the Mardi Gras parade, and they had a wonderful time.
Wednesday morning, she pulled him toward her, but he pulled away, and said, "Darling, I'm sorry, but it's Lent."
"Lent?" she cried, "Lent?"