There is a certain style to catching Mardi Gras beads in New Orleans. 1) keep you eye on the catch. 2) extend your arms 3) close in on the target. 4) Let your excitement run away with you. 5) There is no such thing as a bad catch. 6). There are no rules on how to catch beads at Mardi Gras. Everything goes. Don't believe me? Stay tuned.
By the way, our guide for the day is Nino, How does that work, a second nephew? A nephew once removed? Let's just say a relative.