Sunrise in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA on May 1, 2021 at 6:17:30 am EDT.
Last year, in our first lockdown, my favorite holiday came and went and I didn’t even notice. But this year there is hope of a return to gatherings and celebrations and, while I will still be participating in a May Day celebration remotely, I am eager to share some May Day thoughts.
(Left: aesthetic dancer in 1910 at Pennsylvania College for Women (now Chatham University) Aesthetic dance is basically modern or interpretive dance.)
I wrote a book about May Day! And it’s a jolly good one, too. I’m going to highlight just a few photos and comments from it. [Read more…]