It's the meeting grounds for the emotions of gratitude, longing, celebration, and grace. - Sandra McCracken
Friday, May 05, 2006
a short rant on the date
Do you know what Cinco de Mayo means? Of course you do - you all took Spanish, too. It means the fifth of May. There is no historical significance whatsoever for Cinco de Mayo. It's a way to sell margeritas and salsa, that's it. The actual Mexican Independence Day is in September (12th or 14th or something). So for all of you who, like me, are chronically irritated by meaningless holidays, DON'T HAVE A MARGARITA TODAY. Celebrate Seis de Mayo instead. Or Siente de Mayo, or Ocho de Mayo ...