Thankful to give thanks.

I like Thanksgiving. I mean, I’m down with the food and the drink and the Twilight Zone marathons… A lot. But to have a day when it is actually a common practice to acknowledge the things in your life that you are appreciative of is a very good thing indeed. I like to reflect on these things regularly, but considering the theme of the day, I’m going to lay a couple out here for you now.
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In general my list is pretty standard- My health, my friends, my family, my little cat, a really delicious cup of coffee… And maybe my marginal ability to stay upright on two wheels. One thing that I would like to share specifically, and at the risk of getting all sappy, is that I am thankful for you.
Without the people who support this website, I would be doing some kind of similar menial task as I have since I was thirteen years old and probably spending a good deal of my life in a bad mood because of it. The fact that I have serendipitously found myself in this position over the last five years is nothing that I ever for a second take for granted.
To the advertisers in the Maximo Supremo segment of the site, the readers who come by here and make the numbers look appealing to said advertisers, BradO, Chris and Kim who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in helping to make the products look sweet, Cobra Commander and Zoltron for turning the knobs and pushing the buttons, and to anyone who throws down their hard earned money on any of the Black Market goods, I am profoundly, and from the bottom of my black heart, very thankful that you allow me to be here.
Now with that said, Happy Thanksgiving, and pass the mashed potatoes.
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18 Responses to “Thankful to give thanks.”

  1. kennykaos November 24, 2011 at 5:12 am #

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  2. Dave November 24, 2011 at 5:57 am #

    Happy turkey day to you too. Save me some gravy, god knows last year you took it all.

  3. Paul November 24, 2011 at 8:37 am #

    Right back ‘atcha, my man.

  4. cary November 24, 2011 at 8:57 am #

    I’m just really happy you’re here. It’s like hanging out with you without having to hang out with you.

  5. Jim November 24, 2011 at 9:17 am #

    And thank you, Sir, for ruining it for everybody 3 times a week. Sláinte!

  6. Cobra Commander November 24, 2011 at 9:32 am #

    Thanks for facebooking me with your retarded support questions on the weekends!
    Happy Turkey Day!

  7. darin November 24, 2011 at 9:33 am #

    i love stevesmith

  8. bobo clown November 24, 2011 at 9:49 am #

    Thanks for all you do to keep the cycling world real.

  9. Troy B. November 24, 2011 at 10:17 am #

    Thank you for all the smiles, chuckles, irony, insights, reminders to laugh at it all, and cyclo-world updates.

  10. Trina November 24, 2011 at 11:57 am #

    Right back at you sweet cheeks. Consume a mass of food and then slip into a food coma.

  11. Crooked November 24, 2011 at 12:38 pm #

    Thanks for providing quality content and humor. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family.

  12. sarah November 24, 2011 at 1:33 pm #

    i am thankful that you ruin the race for everyone, discourage lady cyclists, and have good chats about kitties in parking garages.

  13. Jersey Representin' November 24, 2011 at 7:07 pm #

    Thanks for the light reading(most of the time) and thanks for the bonus read this day of Thanksgiving. Best to you and your family. I do apologize for not being sarcastic or facetious.

  14. HansInColorado November 24, 2011 at 7:52 pm #

    For a guy most of us may never meet, you’re not too bad yourself. Happy Eating.

  15. Snakeboat November 24, 2011 at 8:45 pm #

    Might impressive bong if I may say so myself. TYS.

  16. Velograph November 25, 2011 at 10:51 am #

    Thanks for the good times!

  17. bRado November 25, 2011 at 11:16 am #

    Warm Fuzzy… All the best to you and yours

  18. mattya14 November 26, 2011 at 7:46 pm #

    Just keep the retard karate coming…