Tag: Blood Drive

Busy Saturday

It started with a Men’s Breakfast at my church, Calvary Bible Church in Burbank.  I’m on kitchen staff, so I got up at 4:20 am to be there at 6:00 am.  We’re famous for our breakfast burritos and I’m the egg man.  I scrambled over 150 eggs that morning.  It […]

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Return to Loscon

Kris and I were supposed to be the Fan Guests of Honor at last year’s Loscon, but because of reasons, it was canceled.  So, our status was carried over to this year’s Loscon 47  http://loscon.org/47/los-angeles-oldest-running-science-fiction-convention/ The one of the first things they asked us to do was a promotional video […]

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Done and Doing Fine

Yesterday I made my 96th blood donation, completing twelve gallons.  For all the time I’ve been married, Kris has gone with me to hold my hand.  She’s there to distract me and keep me from getting faint.  After all these times, I’m still such a coward.  But with the pandemic, […]

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Maybe I’m not such a coward after all.

Yesterday I went for my regular blood-letting at my local American Red Cross center in Woodland Hills.  Actually, I was three weeks late.   I usually give every eight weeks, the minimum time you have to wait between whole blood donations.  But now the ARC is only taking appointments, no walk-ins, […]

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