The Sully Award Winner!
Dear Writers: Lookie! The results of the Sully Award are in!!!
First things first: I owe everyone an apology.
I was supposed to announce the winner of The Sully Award for Excellence in Writerishness last week, but the days got away from me.
The reason: Easter Week.
For many, many years I have avoided hosting holiday family gatherings. This is primarily because my home is “Entertaining Hostile.” That is to say the rooms are small and have no flow, there isn’t enough seating, and I own only one, small TV.
Another reason for never hosting family gatherings is because, well, I didn’t wanna.
Things tend to break and get messy when people come over. And the more people who come over, the messier and break-ier things get.
Allegra holiday family gatherings average about 13 people. That’s a potentially huge amount of messiness and breakiness.
Normally the Easter Saturday gathering is the responsibility of my aunt and uncle (who owned a huge house and approximately 92…
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I think you should have another contest so I can try to win a Sully. And others too, of course.
We will just have to pester Mr. Allegra into doing it. We are experts at harassing him, so I’m sure it can be done!
Thank you, my friend for your stellar judging. And for coming up with the award idea. And for badgering me to draw a salamander in the first place.
So thanks for pretty much everything!
Somewhere in the woods is the actual live salamander that hopped onto my patio in the first place. At least I hope he’s still scampering around out there!
Sully will always be slimily wriggling underneath the mossy rocks in our hearts.
I like to think so. Long live Sully and his artist!