Cinco de Mayo marks the Mexican army’s victory over the French army at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862. While that victory was a relatively minor one, modern celebrations of Cinco de Mayo have become incredibly popular across North America.
Cinco de Mayo gives people an opportunity to celebrate Mexican culture, throw a party, or at the very least, go out and indulge in Mexican food.
Busy families often find it hard to serve fresh and quickly prepared meals. But before pulling up to the nearest drive-through window, family chefs should know that many homecooked meals can be whipped up in a pinch.
Very windy – tried working in the garden – nearly blew away so came in to read the paper – CGDR, of course, and Time magazine. Neither very cheerful reading – the worst (so far) of getting older is outliving friends and acquaintances.
It’s a gray Sunday morning. Ordinarily, we would be at church, waving palm branches and singing hosanna songs. Instead, we’re at home feeling a bit down. But, I look outside to golden daffodils, blue, white and purple scilla, lilac bushes leafing, spirea blooming and I can walk outside without a mask. Much to be thankful for.