Nice teasing, mind you, but still teasing.
("They think we're blood suckers here," my phlebotomist faux-groused. "That's an old joke," I said, as I read The Deathless by kradical.)
My donation went well. Time for my post-donation meal: this time, it's the tuna salad sandwich at Grendel's. My change included the Alaska quarter. I didn't know it was even out yet.