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Thankful Minyans


From our family to yours: HAPPY THANKSGIVING!


It's been a heckuva year in the city of critters and we all have a ton to be thankful for. As this is a time to reflect and digest, I wanna take a moment to appreciate the blessings in my life.

Without further adieu, I present the 2005 edition of Thankful Minyans:

  • I'm thankful for the tireless work of everyone at MVHQ, for believing in our dream and taking strides each day to achieve it.

  • I'm thankful that I get to do what I love with those I love while serving a greater good.

  • I'm thankful that I work alongside Kevin Wassong, my very best friend since the first day of my freshman year at Syracuse.

  • I'm thankful for the circle of trust and our network of human capital.

  • I'm thankful that Pepe, Billy, Collins & Chachi carry the editorial torch.

  • I'm thankful that Queen Vanessa shined like a star at MiM2 and brightens the lives of children through her work with the Ruby Peck Foundation.

  • I'm thankful that Ruby still guides me.

  • I'm thankful that my grandmother still shares an occasional margarita with her favorite grandson at the age of 85.

  • I'm thankful that my fantastic mother is fulfilled in Santa Fe.

  • I'm thankful that my brother and his family are healthy.

  • I'm thankful that I've fallen in love and found a balance.

  • I'm thankful for my weekly Succofest.

  • I'm thankful for the professors who further our mision of fiscal literacy and infotainment.

  • I'm thankful for Snoop, Saut, Shobin, Santoli and Slaino.

  • I'm thankful for the perspective that 9/11 provided.

  • I'm thankful for each and every Minyan who believes in what we do.

  • I'm thankful for Matt Ford and his efforts to build UMV.

  • I'm thankful for my memories of Joel Pollack.

  • I'm thankful that I can hear the sweet sound of music and the laughter of little kids.

  • I'm thankful that I can see sunsets and fall foliage.

  • I'm thankful that I can smell warm fires on winter nights.

  • I'm thankful that I can taste key lime pie.

  • I'm thankful that I can feel cold sheets in a warm bed.

  • I'm thankful that I can still exercise even if I choose not to.

  • I'm thankful that my mistakes become lessons if I choose to learn from them.

  • I'm thankful for the Macke family Napa Thanksgiving.

  • I'm thankful for Phoebe and Zoe.

  • I'm thankful for Hoofy, Boo, Snapper, Sammy and Daisy.

  • I'm thankful for the memories of Crested Butte and Ojai.

  • I'm thankful for each day, even if some are better than others.

  • I'm thankful for friendships that withstand the test of time.

  • I'm thankful for those trying to affect positive change.

  • I'm thankful that it doesn't take something bad to remind us we got it good.

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Todd Harrison is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Minyanville. Prior to his current role, Mr. Harrison was President and head trader at a $400 million dollar New York-based hedge fund. Todd welcomes your comments and/or feedback at

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