The only gift is a portion of thyself. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
Last week I climbed into a big red bus for my first-ever (voluntary) blood-letting. The mobile lab had been showing up like a stalker in the parking lots of places I frequented, and as repelled as I am by needles, I felt myself being wooed to part with some of my precious red stuff. When I read an email announcing it would be on the campus where I work, I made an appointment.