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Thursday, May 1

happy may day

 
mayday1911May 1st, often called May Day, just might have more holidays than any other day of the year. It's a celebration of Spring. It's a day of political protests. It's a neopagan festival, a saint's feast day, and a day for organized labor. In many countries, it is a national holiday.

MayDayCartoonAlso in many countries, May Day is also Labor Day. This originates with the United States labor movement in the late 19th Century. On May 1, 1886, unions across the country went on strike, demanding that the standard workday be shortened to eight hours. The organizers of these strikes included socialists, anarchists, and others in organized labor movements.

mcgraw …and my own personal favorite reason to celebrate May 1st. It’s someone’s birthday.
Happy 47th Birthday, Tim McGraw… you’re not getting older, you’re definitely getting better!  
(ok, remember this is a personal blog... so sometimes you're just going to have to bear with me on some things)