Yesterday was a pleasant day.  The sun was shining, the birds eating from the bird feeder.  It was a minor celebration in a different country.  The way I decided to mark this day was the following:

photo modifiedIt was sad to note that the school two blocks from our house had no flags up yesterday.  If you want to go celebrate cinco de mayo, by all means have fun.  Just remember this is the United States.  We have our holidays and celebrations.  The defeat of the French is not one of them.  Thank you very much.