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Monday, November 21, 2016

Good morning crew,

I can hardly believe it, but Thanksgiving managed to sneak up on me again. It's not like it's a surprise. It's the same day every year and it's marked with a big, red splotch on my calendar, but I must have completely blocked it out of my conscious perception.

Last night the wife asked me if I have just Thursday off or both Thursday and Friday.

"Why would I have Thursday off?" I asked her.

"Thanksgiving?" she said, as if I were just a bit slow.

So the next few days are going to be busy as I am completely unprepared to take any time off. That's what I get for living in the moment.

Laugh it up,

Joe

joe@gophercentral.com

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"So what changed your mind?" I asked him.

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A man goes into the home improvement store and says, "I'd like to order 5,000 finishing bricks."

"Certainly," says the salesman, "Are they for a garage?"

"No," says the man; "They're for a Bar-B-Q."

"Why do you need so many bricks for a bar-b-q?" asks the salesman.

"Well," says the man, "we live in a 3rd floor flat."

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