Here are the instructions:
* Grab the nearest book.
* Open the book to page 56.
* Find the fifth sentence.
* Post the text of the next two to five sentences in your blog along with these instructions.
* Don’t dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST.
* Tag five other people to do the same
The closest book to me, apart from the dictionary, was one given to me by a very dear friend, entitled 'The Eternal Hills' by Donna Spooner Tanney (some of you will now be able to guess who the dear friend is).
"I pretend I'm brave, too, but when Hank's gone, and I'm alone, I get to thinking about what could happen, when the baby comes.
Hank is doing right well on the farm. Our grain and garden look first rate. His harness business is doing great, and I dassn't say anything to upset him. He is so good to me.
I'm getting quite a stock of baby things sewed up, and some knitted sweaters and booties, too. It's a January baby, so he'll need them. Say hello to all the girls and tell them they're going to be aunts! I miss you all."
Now to ask 5 other bloggers:
I could ask Kerri as she knows the above excerpt off by heart, but she has already been asked, so instead I shall choose:
Saturday, October 04, 2008
A Meme with a difference
Susan, of Patchwork Reflections sent a fun meme to try.