What I’m thankful for today…

November 26, 2009

People say to me, “Bob, what are YOU thankful for on this Thanksgiving?” and I tell them plenty of stuff, because I am truly blessed.

I’m thankful for family, friends, home and health, and a chance to entertain people with this blog, which I may actually start doing any day now.

I’m also thankful that as of 2:30 p.m. today I haven’t caught even the briefest glimpse of the Macy’s Parade, and that I live in a country where nobody can force me to listen to ukulele music.

But I guess most of all, I’m thankful that I’m not either of these guys in these pictures… Life is great!

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Left: Detroit Lions fan wears a turkey hat on his head before the start of the Thanksgiving Day NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers in Detroit, Michigan November 26, 2009.

Right: Green Bay Packers fan wears a cheese head hat with a fake turkey on top before the start of the game.

REUTERS photos by Rebecca Cook

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I know we don’t have Thanksgiving down here, but I’m thankful for all you crazy Yanks who actually do, occasionally, keep me entertained.

Posted by Little Miss Random | Report as abusive

Thanks, that’s touching, LMR, but aren’t you also thankful you’re not wearing a hat like these?

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

I can’t force you to click on this link:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSed 1K-QNMc…But, if you don’t you might be sorry.

Posted by Jay | Report as abusive

Actually, I think they’re kind of cool.But you are talking to a girl who, for Halloween, dressed as an escaped mental patient, to the extent of spraying ‘Mental Asylum’ on her dressing gown.I have a weird definition of cool.

Posted by Little Miss Random | Report as abusive

LMR, We had a few of your Kiwi neighbors with us for Thanksgiving dinner yesterday. They sure did enjoy it. Wait, maybe it was the beer they enjoyed. I forget.BG, I am very thankful that a) I’m not wearing one of those hats and b) nobody will ever snap a photo of me wearing one of those hats, regardless of how much medication I take.

Posted by Dave | Report as abusive

And I am thankful for this blog, that makes my dreary days in office worthwhile…I am thankful for the meds that I keep having now and again, like clockwork… and I am thankful my folks dont know of this addiction…I am thankful for ALL the shoes snaps BG has been kind enough to share…I am also thankful to the readers of this blog series for thinking (hopefully) that I share their wacky sense of humour…I think i should go back to bed…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Wasnt there a mashed-potatoes-and-peas-in-gravy hat? I would have liked that… :)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

I’m not American myself but I’m thankful this site and blog get through the company firewall :DShhhhh!! Don’t tell my boss!I’m also thankful for Shra, and LMR and everyone else who comments and makes a lurker like me smile and say ‘I wish I’d thought of that’.E.

Posted by E. | Report as abusive

Awww E. That’s so sweet.Hey BG ~ I think that gives me 2 fans. I’m catching up to you awful quick!But seriously… shucks. :)

Posted by Little Miss Random | Report as abusive

I am getting emotional here…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Also, Dave – I didn’t think that sheep liked beer!

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