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Days Gone By.... By: Rebecca Hudson

January 9, 2013

I did something the other day that I'd never done before
This doesn't happen all that often, but I did something the other day that I'd never done before: I donated a pint of my blood to the American Red Cross. When I first noticed the posters for the blood drive to be held the day after Christmas I got to thinking what a great gift that would make to some deserving soul. I wouldn't even have to wrap it. Besides, I've been meaning to repay that couple of units of blood that I received many years ago when I was hospitalized.

There seemed no better time than now, so I phoned coordinator Betty Palmer and made an appointment right away, before the feeling had the chance to wane. I'll admit that every time I glanced at the sticky note I placed at my computer to help me to remember my date I felt a little pang of excitement for the event.

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