Got the following from my boss in an email yesterday. This was in response to a year end summary of one aspect of my job.
Big Job! Thanks for the good work and dedication. I appreciate it and I know the engineers in the group really appreciate the job you do.
It's actually praise. I nearly fell out of my rolling desk chair. It only took 8 years to get praise from him. Now if only I could get a raise to go along with it...I know, I know...I just want EVERYTHING!