Sunday, April 05, 2009

MS Walk report

This year's Multiple Sclerosis Walk in Frederick, MD, was even better than last year's, in every way. First, thanks a million to everyone who donated. Fourteen people gave a total of $450 on my behalf, bringing our team total to $715, which my friend said was near the top of the fundraising list at today's walk!

The weather was gorgeous despite the high winds. The route took us through the park in Frederick and part of the prettiest sections in town. Plus, they fed us very well--bagels, coffee, italian ice, ice cream, pizza, pasta, and salad. Last year the crowds at the Towson walk were so huge we never got to eat. Sadness.

After the Walk, we meandered through downtown Frederick and did some shopping. Yes, I shopped. I even bought something for myself that wasn't food or an office supply (a cool little bag/purse just big enough for Fang, my new netbook--technically useful/tax-deductible but also very stylish).

Last but not least, I drew a name from all my donors to win a Bad to the Bone ARC, and the winner is...PiaVeleno!

Thanks again to everyone for your support. Tonight I shall sleep the sleep of happy exhaustion.

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