Tag: holiday

How to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

According to wikiHow… On May 5, 1862, the Mexican Army, against all odds, defeated French forces in the Battle of Puebla. On Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for the 5th of May), many Mexicans around the world celebrate their Mexican ancestry and people of all backgrounds can take the time to appreciate Mexican culture. Usually Cinco …

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What is Shrove Tuesday all about?

What is a Shrove? Wikipedia says… Shrove Tuesday (also known as Pancake Tuesday and Pancake Day) is the day preceding Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. The expression “Shrove Tuesday” comes from the word shrive, meaning “confess.” A popular practice associated with celebrations before fasting. The term Mardi gras is French for Fat Tuesday, …

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Not that I'm complaining

Today is a holiday in The US, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan and PEI. NOT here. Once again NOT here. Go to work! Go to school! This message is brought to you by the billionaire boys club making their bucks on the backs of the working men and woman of this great province.  

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