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“Mash” the button. And altar call. Tommy, your Southern (Baptist) roots are showing. And I love it! Congrats on a good year & wishing for many more (years, subscribers, books) ❤️

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Amen, sister :)

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Happy Birthday!

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Thank you bud!

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You have one of the best newsletters out there IMHO, Tommy.

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I love you, man. In a '60s kind of way. :)

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ooooo I have a poet friend in North Dakota...

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You know EVERYBODY.

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Your newsletter (and your writing, in general) is so good. Love your style.

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Thank you so much, Rebekah!

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wagmi

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Congratulations! There was definitely a time when I would've thought it to be a utopian dream that you could write something and immediately have it transmitted to subscribers in 58 countries. It's not a complete utopia, but it never is.

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It'll never be a utopia. But there are some things that can be utopian. This place feels pretty good.

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Thank you Tommy for an informative and fun year through your writings and wit!!

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Thank you so much, Debbie! You bring so much joy to the world.

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Feb 1, 2023·edited Feb 2, 2023

Hmmm, a reward for a such a successful first year may call for a walk among the official keepers of the St Bernard breed in Switzerland, tax deductible for someone writing a book about dogs. Lonely Planet describes it as one of the best hikes in the world. https://fondation-barry.ch/EN/barry-foundation

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This sounds INCREDIBLE. Thanks for pointing it my way!

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Celebrate! Your newsletters are so enjoyable and informative. I love reading them!

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Thank you, Nan! It's always a pleasure to see you here.

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Happy anniversary, Tommy! Enjoy your writing and the newsletter.

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Congratulations, Tommy. I've been with you from the first. I just had a reminder pop up on my phone yesterday asking me if I'm reading your blog. So the decision was to stay or go before I paid for another year's subscription. I'm staying!!!

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Happy Substack Birthday!

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