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A Year of Abstaining from Holidays: May the Fourth be With You & Revenge of the Fifth ( or Cinco De Mayo?)

May the Fourth be with You and Cinco De Mayo are two drastically different yearly celebrations, however, they land within the same time period so I am going to dedicate this blog to the both of them. 872 more words

No Holidays

8 May 2017. Cinco de Mayo ISN'T Tacos and Tequila


Cinco de Mayo is a great anti-imperialist holiday… it wasn’t an invention of taco-shack-owning businessmen. On 5 May 1862, an outnumbered and outgunned Mexican force kicked ass on the French imperialist invaders of Mexico. 51 more words


Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo (pronounced: [ˈsiŋko ðe ˈmaʝo]; Spanish for “Fifth of May”) is a celebration held on May 5. The date is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza. 229 more words


Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is an annual holiday in the United States that occurs on May 5, with the focus being the celebration of Mexican Culture. 187 more words

Important Event

May 5 - Day 5

Happy Cinco de Mayo! For information about the Battle of Puebla check out this site: http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/cinco-de-mayo

Carwyn and I celebrated this morning with our walk,  We got our mile. 18 more words


Cinco de Mayo

Break out the Margaritas and Tequilla, for today is Cinco de Mayo.
There are a lot of civic holidays that we celebrate in the US, but Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday that is celebrated more vigorously in the US than Mexico. 412 more words