Dean Mah wrote: > Tara Cleveland wrote: > >> Hi All, >> >> I'd like to present Dean Mah with the first annual unofficial >> evolt.org volunteer of the year award. I believe that Dean has done >> an awful lot for evolt.org over the years and I wanted to recognize >> and thank him for his efforts. >> >> Thanks so much Dean (round of applause and many huzzahs!) >> >> You can see the actual award (a silver-plated engraved mouse) that I >> will send to Dean next time I go to the post office here: >> http://www.taracleveland.com/evolt/award/ >> >> I've also included a $50 gift certificate to Think Geek as token of >> my appreciation. >> >> Thanks Dean and thanks to all evolt volunteers out there. Despite all >> the griping, moaning, bitching, ass sitting and hand-wringing >> evolt.org rocks. >> >> Tara >> > > Wow! I'd hope onto IRC to thank you but some goof has managed to grab > my nick and subvert the nickserv so I can't login in proper. > > I appreciate your appreciation and don't feel worthy of taking your hard > earned money.... I also hate to be singled out as anything "of the > year" since it's definitely unofficial (no vote or process :P) and > there's so many other people that keep evolt.org going. If it's not too > late, I'd say donate $50 to evolt.org instead of giving it to me where > I'd just spend it on cheap wine or caffeine supplements. :) If it is > too late, I think you've unofficially guilted me into coming out of > retirement. Dean, Take a thankful, polite bow. Enjoy cheap wine and caffeine (they don't have to be exclusive you know ;-) ). You earned recognition with your effort. It should applauded. Tara, Thank you for stepping up and doing a wonderful thing for a deserving person and all the volunteers that help. Ron D.