Over marine radio “may day” is not to be trifled with, as it means a grave and imminent danger threatens life and property, but I suppose it’s safe and permissible to entitle a blogpost so, especially near the first day of the fifth month aka mid-Taurus.


A variation on the May Day ritual of dancing around the maypole happens frequently on a sailing vessel like Pioneer with heavy sails, accompanied by rhythmical chanting that assists in raising what powers the ship. To coin another blog neologism . . . sweating together = “sweather,” as in Let’s sweather. Hmm… has possibilities.


The may pole takes a variety of forms, but it’s about cooperation; no one has to dance alone.


and dancers can assume a plethora of dance positions in three dimensions.


Book a spot on a sailing ship for Tuesday aka Beltane and dance.