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From: Jean Biddick <>
Subject: re: May Day
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 1998 07:49:52
> As children we would make the most wonderful baskets filled
>with spring flowers and maybe candy. Then we would run through the
>neighborhood on the first of May and leave them on the doorsteps of
>friends and people we appreciated. What ever happened to that May Day
>tradition and did anyone else celebrate it? Is it part of this Furry
>Dance or is that something different??
We celebrated May Day in exactly the same way when I was young. We had to
leave the basket of flowers on the porch, ring the bell and run away before
they answered. I've no idea why! Also don't know anything about the origins
of the tradition, just that we did it.
in New Jersey, USA