Gave blood, gave life.

I gave blood yesterday for the first time. Nearly 23 years old and it was my first time. I can’t say that I wasn’t nervous, because that would be a total and complete falsehood. There are few times where I have been more nervous.

But I overcame my nerves, sucked it up, and had that needle draw out a pint of sangre.

Once all was said and done, I felt relieved, albeit a little light-headed.

Give blood. Give life. I will again in 56 days.

In other news, Obama and Clinton announced fundraising totals and they are neck and neck based upon fundraising (w/o transfers from their Senate accounts) and Obama has a boatload that’s dedicated to the primary. Bill Richardson was able to raise $6 million and has $5 million cash on hand.

I’m personally impressed with Obama’s performance and pleased with Richardson’s, given the dearth of coverage he has received and the fact he’s still the full-time chief executive of a state. Hillary may be having more issues than recognized and reported by the media and these numbers – relative to Obama’s – seem to convey that.

Hey hey, what do you say?
Hey hey, what do you gotta be that way?
Hey hey,
Hey hey.



About blogginryan

Citizen of Roanoke, Virginia, and the United States.
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