"Absolutely, she planned for it. She redid her will earlier in the spring when her blood counts were going the wrong way, typed an exit letter on her computer, spelling out what she wanted after she died: a party in the apartment with Champagne and cucumber sandwiches from William Poll; a memorial held days after. “Get it over with” was the gist of her instructions. She even supplied the speaker list."

Nora Ephron’s Final Act - NYTimes.com

And then a couple tears fell out of my eye.