Thursday, October 18, 2007

A "Thank You" from the Player of the Year

Hello Hounds,

I’d like to apologize for being nearly asleep for most of Saturday evening. I guess that’s what happens when someone my age only gets a couple hours of sleep.

In any case, after a day of sleep to recover and a few hectic days at work I can finally do this properly.

THANK YOU EVERYONE for awarding me “The Montgomery Burns Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Excellence: Player of the Year”! I have to say that I was very surprised….which is probably the only sentiment that I was able to convey on Saturday night. I am also very honoured to be awarded such a great group of friends and team mates because you are all people and players that I hold in high regard.

I feel there are many players who are more deserving than I, not the least of whom is Chris for his outstanding leadership throughout the season. I had a bit of a rocky summer season this year which seemed to mirror parts of the Hounds’ season. In the end though I remembered why I play this game and what a talented group of people I have the privilege of playing with. It’s fun to play with people who can all learn a little something from each other to grow as a team. I was able to learn from each of you and I can only hope that I brought even a fraction of the amount I learned to the team. So there you have it, this award belongs to all of you!

Chris: awesome job on the trophy! I might have to look into getting it bronzed.

Oh yeah….thank for coming by on Saturday everyone! I hope you enjoyed the food and company….and that you all had enough to eat.


So much more humble than Gollum when he won his MTV Movie Award in 2003:


Pierre Dufour said...

Chris, I have to admit, the blog had fell off on my most visited website list. You however responded back with a few amazing posts!!!

I wish I could have been there at the end of season party. As usual, it looked like a lot of fun. And I'm sure Tien would only allow amazing ribs to be cooked at his place.

Congrats for your prize Tien, you trully deserve it!

Simon, I might fill out an application form for next year's team just in case I make a come back to T.O. If not, have you thought about franchising the Hounds, or having an international farm team?

Pierre A. Dufour

TylerWeir said...

Tien, I think you got this award from MMV as well.