THANKS! Thanks For Reading My WordsI know you have choices. There are so many worthwhile bloggers to read on the net—from shock jocks to easy riders. They all have their own individual styles and bring a unique POV to the conversation. I’m grateful that you have included me on your reading list.Thanks For Sharing Your CommentsIt tells me that you’re willing to participate in the conversation, and that you’re inspired to express your thoughts in a public forum. We learn more from your personal experiences than anything I could ever write. Thanks For Sharing And Forwarding My StoriesIt tells me that you like what you’ve read and you want others to have a similar experience. With Great Respect & GratitudeMy Thanksgiving wish for you is that all your crazy, impossible dreams come true! —Michael
J Michael Dolan

THANKS!

Thanks For Reading My Words
I know you have choices. There are so many worthwhile bloggers to read on the net—from shock jocks to easy riders. They all have their own individual styles and bring a unique POV to the conversation. I’m grateful that you have included me on your reading list.

Thanks For Sharing Your Comments
It tells me that you’re willing to participate in the conversation, and that you’re inspired to express your thoughts in a public forum. We learn more from your personal experiences than anything I could ever write.

Thanks For Sharing And Forwarding My Stories
It tells me that you like what you’ve read and you want others to have a similar experience.

With Great Respect & Gratitude
My Thanksgiving wish for you is that all your crazy, impossible dreams come true!

—Michael


COMMENTS


Posted By Jason
Thank YOU!
Love to get your messages. Keep em comin. And thank you for your inspiring words.


Posted By Aaron Wolfson
Thanks
Thank you !!!


Posted By Ken Budka
In return
thank you for continuing to share your insights and wisdom with the world. Great job!


Posted By Steve
thanks
Michael, It is so easy to sit back and read your post, be challenged by your words, think about how it applies to our own paths and not respond. I look forward to your challenging posts and appreciate the efforts you make in bringing them to us. Many Thanks


Posted By Tom Patterson
Happy Thanksgiving Michael
Hope you had a great day as I did with my family!


Posted By G. Raphfurt
Gobble Gobble
...and don't forget to leave your leftovers out for the ol' turkey buzzard!


Posted By JoëL
Thank you
Thank you!


Posted By G. Wright
Thanksgiving Greetings
Happy Thanksgiving! I'll throw you a donut ;)...fried in veggie oil!


Posted By Ted Shumaker
return thanks
And I thank you. I don't comment often, but I am inspired. I have been meditating since you sent your e mail about meditation. I have lost the message to the either. My fear is that at 62 the train has already left. Then we get a house concert gig and we have as much fun as if we just played, the big stadium. thanksTed from Tekatie


Posted By Kingvegas
No- Thank You!
I really appreciate your wise, informative and sometimes eerily timely posts. Glad to know that if I'm a crazy creative entrepreneur at least I'm not alone!


Posted By Freddie Brown
Happy Thanksgiving
Happy Thanksgiving Michael J Dolan. You're the BEST ! We are thankful for you.


Posted By Jeff Cohen
Best Wishes
Michael, You are the one blogger, tweeter, etc. I follow. Thanks for another year of encouragement. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. Jeff


Posted By Billy Shaw
thanx
I love reading your blog. Your encouragement is what often helps me through the blahs of the music industry, Also love the feedback from all the readers .... find it all very helpful. thank you kindly!


Posted By Nial
Thanks
Thank you Michael for keeping this blog up. I really do enjoy reading your posts you feel like an old friend. Hope you have a great Thanksgiving and everybody else to. Nial


Posted By Rachel
So happy!! Thanksgiving!
Have a happy thanksgiving everybody!!!!!!!!! Looking forward...onward!! Rachel


Posted By Lisa
thankful
A very happy Thanksgiving to you as well, with many thanks for always reminding me of the things I have to be thankful for.


Posted By Mark Applewood
HT
Right back at you Michael! And Happy Thanksgiving to all your crazy genius readers!


Posted By Jennifer Blume
Thank you
Thank YOU J Michael for your bits of wisdom to get me thinking every morning and setting up my day. Your blog has enhanced my life and opened my eyes to so many possibilities. Happy Thanksgiving!


Posted By Tom Turkey
I live to see another day
Thank you, JMD, for eating Tofu and sparing my life! ---Tom Turkey


Posted By Suzie Zepher
Happy Thanksgiving
Finding your blog this year was a gift. It was forwarded to me from a friend back in March and I “joined your tribe” right away. I wish you a great Thanksgiving Michael!

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