Holidays and Festivals

Independence Day (Latvia)
Bourbon Whiskey Day * (see below)
Youth Day (China) * (see below)
Remembrance of the Dead (Netherlands)
Literary Day (Republic of China)
Death of Shabdrung Day (Bhutan)
Day of the Adoption of the Declaration of Flag Day (Bosnia) * CLICK HERE
Cassinga Day (Namibia)
Remembrance Day for Martyrs and Disabled (Afghanistan)
Greenery Day (Japan)
Bird Day (United States)
International Firefighters' Day
Renewal Day
Star Wars Day
(May the 4th be with you)
Respect for Chickens Day
National Candied Orange Peel Day
Rhode Island Independence Day
, commemorates Rhode Island state's independence from Great Britain in 1776 (Rhode Island)
May Fourth Movement commemoration
Christian Feast Day of Florian
Christian Feast Day of Gotthard of Hildesheim
Christian Feast Day of Judas Cyriacus
Christian Feast Day of Monica of Hippo
Christian Feast Day of Sacerdos of Limoges
Christian Feast Day of Venerius of Milan

* Bourbon Whiskey Day Anniversary of the day the United States Congress recognized Bourbon Whiskey as a "distinctive product of the United States." The Federal Standards of Identity for Distilled Spirits (27 C.F.R. 5) state that bourbon must meet specific requirement (May 4th, 1964)
* Youth Day (in the People's Republic of China, in commemoration Beijing students who protested against Western imperialism on this day)

Fête de la Ver à soie   Translation:  Silkworm Day (French Republican) The 15th day of the Month of Floréal in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day

"To my grandmother, she's over 80
And still doesn't need glasses.
Drinks right out of the bottle."

- Unknown

Drink of The Day

 Tequila Ritual
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 slice lemon
1 shot tequila
Lick the skin between your thumb and forefinger. Sprinkle a small pinch of salt onto the area.
Hold the lime with two fingers on the same hand.
Lick the salt, and down your tequila shot in one gulp. Bite the lime.
(AKA Tequilla Cruda, AKA Tequilla with Training Wheels)
* Note- It Turns to Cinco De Mayo at Midnight

- Alternative Shot -
Tequilla Suicide

1/4 teaspoon salt
1 slice lemon
1 shot tequila
Roll a Bill, snort a line of salt. Squeeze some lemon juice into your eye. Then down the shot.

Wine of The Day

Daniel Gehrs 2007 Syrah
Style - Syrah
Central Coast

Beer of The Day

 Oude Tart
Brewer - The Bruery, Placentia, CA 
Style - Belgian-Style Oud Ale

Joke of The Day

 An old drunk stumbles into a confessional. After not hearing anything for a while the Priest knocked on the wall. The drunk said "forget it buddy there's no paper in here either"!.

Quote of The Day 

"Why did kamikaze pilots wear helmets?"
- Anonymous

Whiskey of The Day

Whyte & Mackay "Old Luxury" 19 Year Old Aged Blended Scotch Whisky
$80 (700ml)

May Observances

ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gehrig's Disease) Awareness Month
APS (Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome) Awareness Month
American Wetlands Month
Arthritis Awareness Month
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Awareness of Medical Orphans Month
Bicycle Safety Month
Borderline Personality Disorder Month
Brain Tumor Awareness Month
Carrots and Cauliflower Month
Celiac Awareness Month
Clean Air Month
Community Living Month (Ontario, Canada)
Creative Beginnings Month
Date Your Mate Month
EcoDriving Month
Family Wellness Month
Fibromyalgia Education and Awareness Month
Freedom Shrine Month
Gardening for Wildlife Month
Get Caught Reading Month
Gifts From The Garden Month
Go Fetch! Food Drive for Homeless Animals Month
Good Car-Keeping Month, Natl
Grapefruit and Kiwi Month
Haitian Heritage Month
Heal the Children Month
Healthy Vision Month
High Blood Pressure Education Mont
Huntington's Disease Awareness Month
Internal Audit Awareness Month, Intl
International Audit Month
International Business Image Improvement Month
International Civility Awareness Month
International Multiple Sclerosis Month
International Victorious Woman Month
Jewish-American Heritage Month
Latino Books Month
(World) Lyme Disease Awareness Month
Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
National Allergy and Asthma Awareness Month
National Arthritis Month
National Barbecue Month
National Better Hearing and Speach Month
National Bike Month
National Blood Pressure Month
National Cancer Research Month
National Correct Posture Month
National Egg Month
National Electric Safety Month
National Family Month (5/12 to 6/16)
National Foster Care Month
National Good Car Keeping Month
National Hamburger Month
National Hepatitis Awareness Month
National Inventors Month
National Lupus Awareness Month
National Meditation Month
National Mediterranean Diet Month
National Mental Health Month
National Military Appreciation Month
National Motorcycle Safety Month
National Moving Month
National Neurofibromatosis (NF) Awareness Month
National Older Americans Month
National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month
National Photo Month
National Photograph Month
National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
National Physiotherapy Month
National Prepare To Buy a Home Month
National Preservation Month
National Recommitment Month
National Salad Month
National Salsa (Food) Month
National Smile Month
National Stroke Awareness Month
National Sweet Vidalia Onions Month
National Teen Self-Esteem Month
National Tuberous Sclerosis Month
National Vinegar Month
National Week of The Ocean Festival Sea-son, Thursday before the Second Saturday in March through Second Saturday in June
National Youth Traffic Safety Month
Personal History Month
Potatoes and Limes Month
Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness Month
Preeclampsia Awareness Month
Prepare Tomorrow's Parents Month (5/12-6/16)
Revise Your Work Schedule Month
Skin Cancer Awareness Month
Strike Out Strokes Month
Sweet Vidalia Month, Natl
Tay-Sachs and Canavan Diseases Awareness Month
Teen CEO Month
Teen Self Esteem Month
Tennis Month
Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month (5/15 - 6/15)
Toxic Encephalopathy and Chemical Injury Awareness Month
Ultra-violet Awareness Month
Women's Health Care Month
Young Achiever Month
Young Achievers of Tomorrow Month

Observances this Week

Maifest, first week of May including the first weekend (May Day and Labour Day festivals)
Cinco de Mayo Week, first week of May. Includes the closest weekend to Cinco De Mayo when most of the festivals occur.
North American Occupational Safety and Health Week, First Week in May
National Safe Kids Week, First Week in May
National Travel and Tourism Week, First Week in May
National Charter Schools Week, First Week in May
Children's Book Week, First Week in May
Brain Tumor Action Week, First Week in May
Child Nutrition Employee Appreciation Week, First Week in May
National Women's Health Week, First Week in May
Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week, First Week in May
National Transportation Week, First Week in May
Choose Privacy Week, First Week of May

National Forest Week (Nova Scotia, Canada), * CLICK HERE

Be Kind To Animals Week, First Full Week in May
Children's Mental Health Week, First Full Week in May
Drinking Water Week, First Full Week in May
Flexible Work Arrangement Week, First Full Week in May
Goodwill Industries Week, First Full Week in May
Kids Win Week, First Full Week in May
National Alcohol & Drug Related Birth Defects Awareness Week, First Full Week in May
National Anxiety & Depression Awareness Week, First Full Week in May
National Family Week, First Full Week in May
National Hug Holiday Week, First Full Week in May
National Pet Week, First Full Week in May
National Raisin Week, First Full Week in May
North American Occupational Safety & Health Week, First Full Week in May
PTA Teacher Appreciation Week, First Full Week in May
Public Service Recognition Week, First Full Week in May (
Update Your References Week, First Full Week in May
National Correctional Officer's Week, First Full week in May
NAOSH Week, First Full week in May
National Hospital Week, Usually First Full Week of May
Dating and Life Coach Recognition Week, First Full Week in May (Also see September) 

International Wildlife Film Week, 8 Days Usually Starting First Saturday in May

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