It Happened Again

The company’s annual awards banquet was last night. I could write about it, but it would really be sort of pointless, since it was pretty much identical to last year.

Same venue, timetable and agenda.

Same awful blanched asparagus.

Same percentage of the ladies (give or take) in heels that were at least 3”.

Same silly name(s) for the award(s).

Not to mention that Joel and I were, once again, the only men present not wearing ties…

…and that I WON the silly-named award!

*starts dancing like Morris Day*

Yup. Advertising’s Employee of the Year*. Second year in a row**. It’s amazing how much validation one can get from a piece of paper held to a painted board by a sheet of plastic. I mean that. I’m not just being sardonic. Despite all my cynicism, they’ve convinced me: I rock the advertising department. Consistently. Go me.

OK, I’m done now. Thanks for your indulgence. As you were.

*One of two awarded.
**Third time I’ve gotten it in ten years of employment.

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I draw pictures for a living.
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20 Responses to It Happened Again

  1. Laurie says:

    Go, Kirk! Maybe now those cats will give you the respect you deserve.

  2. Street Vein says:

    I can't remember the last time I received recognition of any kind. Dammit.

  3. I-Luv-Eeyore says:

    Yay you!!
    **pats you on the back for a job well done**

  4. Kirk says:

    "I can't remember the last time I received recognition of any kind. Dammit."Well, i just purchased a copy of your book. Does that count? 🙂

  5. Street Vein says:

    Rock on… thanks, man.

  6. Yeah… I heard that before you the advertising department consistently did not rock at all. Continue rocking. =D

  7. CrowSeer says:

    I love the smell of validation in the morning. Congrats! 🙂

  8. lizzy says:

    congrats, kirk. being appreciated is not a small thing so enjoy it. 🙂

  9. shush now says:

    YAY! Now is there an award for "best change of a sloppy poo diaper?" Because I could use some validation, too!

  10. Kirk says:

    You know, I think they actually do make such an award. PM me with the address of your lovely new home (yay!) or some other convenient mailing addy and I'll make sure you get one. 🙂

  11. Jay says:

    So how many people are in the Achiever's Club? Are there regular meetings? Do you have events, like barbecues and bake sales?If so I'll buy a popcorn ball.

  12. Brown Suga' says:

    Yay, w00t and congrabulations!!!

  13. tom says:

    Congratulations on your award! In honor of your success, I think I'll reread my copy of Street Vein's book. Doesn't "The Achievers Club" sound like something you'd join in high school to bolster your transcript? Key Club; Interact; Yearbook; Achievers Club; Varsity Badminton; Youth for Cthulhu; Chess Club.Still, it's better to be recognized than to be overlooked. Good work! 😉

  14. snoringKatZ says:

    I hate that this new VOXimation is making me miss good things like this. Congratulations! (late but heartfelt)

  15. Kirk says:

    You've only begun to scratch the surface of the jokes we make about the name of this award, Jay. Try as we might, we cannot get them to change it.

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