Happy May Day

And A Happy MAY DAY too you too!


Today I sincerely wish you a very happy May Day. Today is an interesting holiday that holds different meanings for various people around the world.

I wonder if school children still construct simple May baskets as small gifts for their classmates. I remember our third grade teacher taught us how to cut narrow strips of colored construction paper and to weave them into baskets reserving one strip to glue on as the handle. We placed jelly beans or something small and special inside along with a little note to express our admiration of the person for whom the gift was made.

I also remember taking paper beverage cups, punching two holes near the rims for pipe cleaner handles to fit through. The cups were decorated with pastel colored ribbons, filled with little candy treats, and labeled with the names of the recipients. The drinking cup baskets were placed on the…

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