Holidays and Festivals

Joan of Arc Day (celebrated in France)
Lod Massacre Remembrance Day (Puerto Rico)
Mother's Day (Nicaragua) *
Parliament Day (Croatia)
Anguilla Day
* (see below)
Canary Islands Day (Canary Islands)

Indian Arrival Day (Trinidad and Tobago)
Loomis Day
Memorial Day
(USA - Original) *
Water a Flower Day
Hug Your Cat Day
My Bucket's Got A Hole In It Day
* Pentecost Eve Sweeden (48 days after easter)
Christian Feast Day of Ferdinand III of Castile
Christian Feast Day of Isaac of Dalmatia
* Mampoer Festival (Moonshine Festival) Cullinan, South Africa
* The first day of the Kaamatan harvest festival (Labuan, Sabah)
* Detroit Electronic Music Festival Detroit, Michigan, USA May 29 – 30 (2of2) (2010)
* Sasquatch Music Festival Gorge Amphitheatre, Washington, USA  May 29 – 31 (2of3) (2010)

* Anguilla Day, commemorates the beginning of the Anguillian Revolution in 1967. (Anguilla)  

Fête de la Fraise   Translation:  Strawberry Day (French Republican) The 11th day of the Month of Prairial in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day

"You foam within our glasses, you lusty golden brew,
Whoever imbibes takes fire from you.
The young and the old sing your praises,
Here's to beer,
Here's to cheer,
Here's to beer!"

- From the opera, "The Bartered Bride" by Bedřich Smetana, first performed May 30th, 1866 at at the Provisional Theatre, Prague.

Drink of The Day

Chilly Nilly  (AKA  Pirate Nilly)

2/3 Shot of (Stroh 60) blackstrap rum
1/3 Shot of Stawberry liquer
1 Shot of Pomegranate juice
2/3 Shot of Red Bull
Lime Wedge(s)
Pour the rum, juice, liquer into a glass over ice and stir. Add the Red Bull. Squeeze in the lime wedge(s) and drop it in.  

Wine of The Day

Yellow Tail (2008) Reserve
Style - Merlot
South-Eastern Australia

Beer of The Day

 Hoegaarden Original White Ale
Brewer - Brouwerij van Hoegaarden
Style - Witbier
ABV - 4.9%

Joke of The Day

  I want to die peacefully in my sleep like my grandfather.  Not screaming in terror like his passengers.

Quote of The Day

"I wonder if cops ever get pissed off at the fact that everyone they drive behind obeys the speed limit."
- Unknown

Whisky of The Day

The Macallan Select Oak Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

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

Click It or Ticket Mobilization Week, Last Week in May
Week of Solidarity With The People of Non-Self-Governing Territories, Last Week of May
Hurricane Preparedness Week, Week Beginning the Last Sunday in May

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