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Lent is OVAH, hurrah!

     It is a treat to drink orange juice again, and blueberry pomegranate mix, and have a can of root beer at the Towners. And eat sweets and cookies and candy...perhaps a little too much. Lent is over!

     Between Saturday evening and Sunday morning before church, I finally got to the end of 'Last Orphan.' But it certainly needs some pruning, so my work with the story is far from complete. It wasn't supposed to be a novella after all, and certainly isn't structured like one. Still, feels great!

     Easter Sunday was such a perfect spring day (like Mother's Day on a 'normal' year) that I had to get out to a park after church and before going to the Towners. Took a walk at Tamarack Nature Preserve and got to enjoy the tamaracks budding out, as well as see some rue anemones. Just beautiful out there!

     Had a nice time at the Towners from 12 to 7:30, and far too much to eat, with dinner followed up by angel food cake topped with strawberries. It was a lovely time.

     And then Monday night I made a platelet donation, and not only did they get a triple out of me (the max) they managed it in under two hours! Yay!
Emotional Status:
pleased pleased
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On April 10th, 2012 04:45 am (UTC), diapers4three commented:
Yay!!! =D
Sounds lovely!! Especially all the goodies! ;D

David and I finished Book 5 on our road trip. =) He laughed at me as I cried. Such a great ending!! ;) I want a Book 6, now!

I loved, loved, loved the epilogue. Is this what "Last Orphan" is about??

::big squeezes::

And thank you for the great Easter card!! Love you!!
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On April 10th, 2012 03:10 pm (UTC), shout_of_joy replied:
Re: Yay!!! =D
Yay, I'm delighted you got to finish it! And I'm glad you want more, but 'Renewer Rising' is a long ways off.

No, 'Last Orphan' refers to last orphan of Delarun, not that particular 'lil orphan. =)

Glad you were able to make the trip!
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On April 10th, 2012 09:43 pm (UTC), brezzydal commented:
Sounds like you had a wonderful Easter Day. Enjoy your goodies.

Tripple donation that is amazing. How did they do that when you only do
one arm?
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On April 10th, 2012 10:01 pm (UTC), shout_of_joy replied:
I ate too many goodies! It will be good to have a fasting day tomorrow.

I didn't think it was possible with a single-vein donor, but a couple of the workers there have found that if they keep me very, very warm they can really crank up the machine. My platelets must be high enough, I guess.