Friday, May 1, 2009

May Day

Today when I flipped my Elvis calender (yes, I have an Elvis calender. It's not even that I particularly love Elvis, more along the lines of I don't want one of those lame ass cat and dog calenders in my cube. No offense), I noticed it was May Day.

Now this had me thinking. I've heard of May Day, I know it revolves around some sort of pole dancing and that is about all I got. So I did what I always do and wikipedia-d that shit. Here is what I came up with:

What is May Day:
May Day is exactly half a year from November 1st. It is the celebration to the end of the winter months. And a bunch of other shit

How is May Day celebrated?
Ok, supposedly there is a May Day basket. You put a basket on someone's door step, ring the doorbell and run. When they walk out and see a basket full of goodies they are supposed to go chasing after you. If they catch you, you get a smooch.



Now first of all, I've never heard about this May Day basket business. Second of all, I can't find anything on these on wikipedias May Day site. Maybe I'm thinking of a different holiday:


This holiday is crap. Apparently it isn't important because I'm in the office.

Just little random tid-bit:
Today is also LAW DAY. It is meant to show how the law is the foundation and its importance. Whatever, I've never heard of that either.

I did however find this during my search of May Day. Apparently, I missed a rockin' good time last year:



Happy May Day! (I guess you wish that to people)
Rose

6 comments:

Under the Influence said...

When I was growing up, my school had a May Fest on May Day we did dance around the poll. When I was in third grade, I was crowned May Queen! I've never been de-throned because I was the last year they did this, so I must still be the Queen, right?

Lil' Woman said...

In my hometown we have a May Fair...for what I don't know but I'll the hicks and trailer trash come out to play..lol

fabbrunette said...

Lol, I've never really thought about what May Day was anyway... but Happy May Day! (I hope there's presents involved!)
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Andhari said...

Geez you have good celebrations out there. I would love someone to drop something sweet at my doorstep, like a box of chocolates. Or Louboutin pumps. LOL :P

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

What a great blog..I enjoyed reading your blog today.
I am still new to the land of blog, but so loving reading others stories. Everyone has a story and so many of them are so touching....
Hope you will stop by for a visit.
The May give-away has started and this month there will be 10 winners. I will be blogging from Disney World soon...

asweetcakes said...

that maybe-May Day 'ritual' sure sounds like fun!

 
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