Cinco De Mayo, the middle sibling of America's St. Patrick's Day through Independence Day party bender, is often misunderstood. Like St. Patrick's Day, the original meaning of the celebration has been lost on many in this country and has become an excuse to throw back a few (or few dozen) drinks.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.