car ni val (kar nuh vuhl)
- a season or festival of merrymaking before Lent
- an instance of merrymaking, feasting, or masquerading
- an instance of riotous excess
- a traveling enterprise offering amusement
- an organized program of entertainment or exhibition, as in a festival, traveling amusement show, rides, a program of sports, any merrymaking or revelry, etc.
How appropriate. I’m hosting this week’s Blogging Boomers Carnival and that got me wondering about the word “carnival” and how it related to what we do each week. Now, our group of Blogging Boomers aren’t known for riotous excess or masquerading (at least I don’t think so), but we are an enterprise that offers entertainment and amusement, not to mention worthwhile information. So, without further ado, let me preview what one of our boomers is talking about this week. My summaries are meant to whet your appetite – to read the full versions, click the links and visit the individual site. Happy browsing!
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