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The Queen's Chair: Happy Cinco de Mayo! (316 hits)

It's May 5th. The day after my daughter's birthday. Most people don't celebrate Cinco de Mayo. They think that day is a Spanish independence one. It's not. It's a Mexican celebration of a war victory.

I plan on celebrating tonight. No dancing. I studied Spanish in school (my daughters are carrying on the tradition) and love the culture. I'm cooking beans and rice with tacos. Having a virgin margarita and my girls are having water. Will put on some Mexican tunes on in the car on the way to practice.

Happy Cinco de Mayo!
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I agree. I agree.
Thursday, May 5th 2011 at 5:19PM
@Thanxs for recognizing this very important holiday and the significance of General Santa Ana that goes beyond this holiday, his support of the Mexican Underground system that former so-called black americans used to gain freedom. Mexico forbid slavery under his rule which is a historic fact.
This is much more interesting post in contrast to the Bin Laden fanfare and hype.
Thanxs so much!!!!
Thursday, May 5th 2011 at 7:55PM
Thanks Saint Jake. Where have you been?
Monday, May 9th 2011 at 7:39PM
Thanks Marsha, because we should learn about the Mexican's abe Lincoln also. "I" know how excited I was to learn about this when learning about Cinco de Mayo. (smile)
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