Boss: "Well, I read your memo"
Boss: "You covered the issues adequately. I had a question about XYZ and I'd like you to look into that more for me."
Boss: "Also, I want you to start working on this other thing and then find out about this...uh...hey, I guess I should tell you, your memo was really excellent! It was awesome! I'm sorry...I'm not used to giving feedback, but I've been on the other side of the desk and I want you to know you did a good job. Sorry about that...now, after you do the one thing...."
Me: *internally* "YAY!!! HOORAY FOR ME, I'M LITTLE MISS SMARTY MEMO PANTS!"
AND, I used the knowledge from my memo to solve an issue today, AND, I found a case directly on point to a question my boss asked me to figure out in less than 10 minutes. YES! *does Tom Cruise couch jumping routine and pumps arm in celebration of legal victory*
On a totally different subject, as I mentioned a few days ago, my grandpa