This arrived in my inbox on the 1st of Jan, which was a great way to finish off a day of snowboarding:

Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2011 Microsoft® MVP Award! This award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who actively share their high quality, real world expertise with others. We appreciate your outstanding contributions in App-V technical communities during the past year.

A big thanks to all those who helped me get there.