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November 26, 2013

This Thanksgiving, the Pluralsight crew is most thankful for…

By turkeytech

Believe it or not, our awesome courses don’t just appear magically in our library. We’ve got a whole team of people working to bring you the best dev and IT admin training out there. But who are we? So you can get to know us better, the Pluralsight staff is sharing the things we’re most thankful for this Thanksgiving. Read on and then tell us what you’re most grateful for in the comments section or @Pluralsight.

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for multi-core handheld computing devices.”

Fritz Onion (@fritzonion), Chief Content Officer

“I am most thankful for bacon.”

Myles Wilson, Editor

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for my brothers, the river and the rainstorms.”

Don “Pocahontas” Harris, Customer Service Manager

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for tofurkey and all the other important things :) .”

Beth Gerard-Hess, Editor

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for James Cole’s and Jon Jensen’s inability to grow facial hair. C’mon men!”

Aaron Blackner, Inside Sales Representative

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for not having to survive on my fishing skills”

Andy Newman (@netdogca), Acquisitions Editor

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful that I am not a Turkey.”

Mitch Moore (@mooremitch), Inside Sales Representative

“This Thanksgiving, I am most thankful for Stove Top Stuffing!!!”

Jeremy Russ

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for the Portillo’s Maxwell St. Polish, and the Portillo’s Chocolate Cake, and the Portillo’s Chicago Hotdog… You know what, everything Portillo’s.”

Joe Meyer (@pluralsightjoe), Customer Service Specialist

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for a salubrious turkey banquet devoid of fancy schmancy Martha Stewart style cranberry chutney. I will be enjoying good ol’ fashion can-shaped gelatinous cranberry flavored sauce. The same plebeian kind the pilgrims ate.”

Ryan Stowell

This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Beverly Hills, Orange County, and most importantly, Miami. These women can really teach a girl how to act classy.

Lora Beros (@lora_not_laura), Social Media Coordinator

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful that ‘Breaking Bad’ is over so everyone will quit talking about it, for Miley Cyrus and the hours of comedy gold that she has provided this nation, and for iOS 7 making sure my battery drains in half the time of iOS 6. I was getting tired of having good battery life in my phone.”

Bentley Lignell

“This Thanksgiving, I’m thankful for Black Forest Bacon, stinky cheese and the glorious effects of coffee. Oh, and my family and job and all that.”

Dana Gagnon (@chicagodana), Sr. Manager of Branded Content

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for my Pittsburgh Steelers playing on Thanksgiving!”

Steve Woolley (@stwool), Marketing Director

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for my cute collection of animals to cuddle with and an awesome wine subscription to get me through the holidays.”

Manya Susoev (@manyas), Content Editor

“This Thanksgiving, I’m thankful for the New School of Cooking! Best investment I ever made.”

Keith Sparkjoy, CTO

“This Thanksgiving I’m most thankful for my wife, my two children, and my mistress.”

Mark Hollingshead (@mchollinghead), Inside Sales Representative

“I am most thankful for the last few family vacations we’re having this year with all of our kids still in the house — our oldest is about to leave for college!”

Aaron Skonnard (@skonnard), CEO

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for my wonderful family.

Sandy Moran, Director of Human Resources”

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for insatiable human curiosity.”

David Adsit (@davidadsit), Software Craftsman

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for my wonderful job that I love coming to everyday, my four fantastic kids and my beautiful wife.”

Spencer Winegar

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for friends, both local and around the world.”

Geoffrey Grosenbach (@topfunky), VP of Developer Content, Open Source

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for a wife and kids who I love and who love me.”

Jim Cooper (@jimthecoop), Software Developer

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for all my people.”

Megan Russell

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for my amazing friends.”

Sarah Jerabek (@sarahjerabek), Team Account Representative

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for being a mom.”

Tanelle Oliverson (@TOliverson), Customer Service Representative

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for the opportunity to be a part of Pluralsight and see the commitment the company has to grow and re-invent.”

Dustin Fullmer (@dustinfullmer), Inside Sales Manager

This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for family.

Sara Ridenour (@sararidenour1), Office Admin

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for my family.”

Matt Hanson (@matthansonx), Acquisitions Editor

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for family, friends, and fantastic Pluralsight customers.”

Scott Deadrick, Enterprise Account Manager

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for my wife and 3 beautiful children Especially for our youngest who decided to come to us 5 weeks early and give us all a little scare, but now is as healthy and beautiful as ever.”

Benji Whicker (@QuickWhick), Inside Sales Rep/Learning Advisor

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for family.”

Chad Utley (@chadutley), VP of Content Acquisitions

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for my mother getting a second chance at life after a near fatal medical event this year.”

Alicia Azulay (@aliciaazulay), Assistant Controller

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for God, Family and Health in that order. Just missing the third spot are homemade Rice Krispy Treats!!”

Rowdy Morrow, Controller

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for the public library.”

Lisa Szpunar (@lisa_spooner), Editor

“Grandma makes these sweet pickles that are nothing short of miraculous. The problem that most everyone has is that they are kind of a bright nuclear green color. I feel sad for those people who won’t indulge their taste buds just because this color frightens them. I’m grateful for Grandma and her nuclear pickles.”

Jason Salmond, Editor

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for my little boy, Quaid and my wonderful family….but…also for Post-its and pens (the ones that write really well)! I love to take notes and doodle while I am speaking with a current or potential customer. It helps me to stay focused.”

Amanda Weldon, Inside Sales Representative

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for my job and chap stick!”

Ashton Jensen (@AshtonJensen2), Content Team Admin Assistant

“This Thanksgiving, I’m most thankful for two wonderful kidos!”

Blake Berrett, Customer Service Representative

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