The staff here at "Things I've Noticed" want to officially wish everybody a Happy Thanksgiving. I can't believe its already late November and we have been subjected to Christmas music since right after Halloween. I boycott those radio stations.
Anyway, my brother and I played in our annual Turkey Bowl football game on our team which represents our part of our old neighborhood. The good thing is that we won on a last second miracle play and I had a few good defensive plays covering a faster taller guy, but later I collided with him and we went knee-to-knee so I have a massive bruise on the side of the knee and slight hyperextension. (That's my diagnosis so I'll take Motrin and put ice on it and save $75 to hear the same advice from a doctor). I can walk, but it hurts. I'll be going on the injured reserve list for a few weeks now which sucks.
But, I have lots to be thankful for including family, friends, their health, a job, food, a roof over my head, and a Democratic win for the presidential election. It's just too bad that it had to be marred by the bombings and terrorism in Mumbai. I was there just last December. The economic collapse and possible Detroit 3 bankruptcy also puts a damper on things.
I haven't seen any wild turkeys in our neighborhood this year like I did last year, but I am making this my 18th consecutive Pro-Turkey Day by not eating a turkey. The turkeys I know also highly recommend this practice.