Throughout the year, we run across hundreds of people.  People who answer a question in the store.  The nice person who holds the door open for you.  The postman who brings your mail rain or shine.  Teachers, bartenders, sales people, greeters, cooks, receptionists.  I could go on and on.

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I was thinking the other day how so many of their kindnesses go without a thank you.  We're so busy in our every day life, that telling the guy at the Town Pump who gets you a burrito every day thank you, gets lost in the hustle and bustle of life.  I know, of course you say thank you to everyone. But......

I mean a REAL THANK YOU.  Like this, "Hey Town Pump guy, you brighten my day every time I come in here.  You're very appreciated."

"Hey, waitress at my favorite coffee shop, have I ever told you how you remembering I like cream and sugar makes me feel a little special?  Thank you for making my life a little nicer."

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So, I thought I'd start with this one.

Hello loyal listener.  I know I rarely see you or talk to you in person.  Thing is, you mean the world to me and I never get to tell you.  Or if I DO tell you while I'm on the air, it comes across as acting or just something to say in that moment.  Here's the truth.  Without you, why would there even be a me?  Why would we find cool things to give away and play all those great songs?  For you.  Thank you for loving us. Thank you for always listening.

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Seriously, it's because of you I have the only job I ever wanted and I was able to build my life around that.  Trust me, I think about it and you a lot.

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