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I must hasten to point out that not everyone is celebrating Eid today – many muslims are abiding by the sightings which indicate Eid is tomorrow. One of my favorite bloggers, Mr. Moo, offers his take on the opacity of Eid’s timing – subtle, but brilliant. But his true genius is in the lolcats. My favorite:

Still, regardless of which day we observe Eid, the final days of Ramadan are still a time in which all muslims are in a joyous mood (even the ones still fasting 🙂 That exuberance is infectious – for example, here’s a wonderful Eid Hymn, courtesy of Nell Minow (aka Movie Mom):

Let’s also note that Rosh Hashanah began yesterday at sundown, so Shanah Tovah!  I refer to this sort of thing as an Abrahamic Convergence

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