Found November 24, 2011 on MyTeamRivals.com:
The annual tradition continues with my 2011 edition of things to be thankful for.  Put down the fork for a few seconds and enjoy: What We Can All Be Thankful For: - 5 straight NL East Titles :O) - The Houston Astros: Because some team has to suck this badly.  Be glad it is not the Phillies. - Soccer fans: Because they make baseball fans seem tame. - Seeing Roy Halladay pitch. It never gets old. - Text messaging: Because I did not feel like talking to you anyway ;o) - Politicians: I can be 100% assured that my moral compass points in the right direction after watching these people. - Panama: Because they produced Carlos Ruiz :O) - Gravity - Umpires: They make me feel really smart. - Modern plumbing.  Belize is a nice place to visit, unless you need to use the bathroom. :O( - Form fitting baseball pants - Chocolate - Friends, family and my fellow Phans! - Everything in this video: Happy Thanksgiving everyone!   Photos by Jenn Zambri Photography e...
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