I love Stickies!
I donated to Tom Revell long before I was even aware of DC. As a matter of fact, I believe that Stickies was the first program for which I sent a donation. Got me off to a good start. I was surprised to see the old forum still there. So many developers have moved to "Get Satisfaction" or ZenDesk for support. It's not posted to very much but it appears that Tom still replies on occasion.
Actually, I just decided to "break the ice" and posted a "State of Stickies" thread, just saying that some time has passed, and asking what's going on. He's doing some quiet feature refining, etc. But he checks the forum about twice a day, even after all this time! So if you have a support question, even if he's not trumpeting announcements, he'll get back to you!
My "killer feature" I use is "multi-Undo" so that if you are making annotations with the "pen" and you mess up, you can take back a couple of steps before risking ruining your sticky. This is *crucial* if you put some work into carefully making a diagram!
So there was a point where he had that as a special "spin-off" beta-feature that wasn't in the main trunk for a while. So I just bided my time and did life. Meanwhile, this year one of the new Betas has it back in, so it was nice to upgrade and get the usual bug improvements behind the scenes. : )