Jared posted on his web-log, Jareddo, the following:
So, to play along, the closest real book is something the mrs. has been reading. Some vampire novel thing that I refuse to read:
There is a Book Meme thing going around the Planet GNOME feed.
- Grab the nearest book.
- Open it to page 56.
- Find the fifth sentence.
- Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
- Don’t dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST.
"And I dashed back to my car, feeling that my heart was much lighter than it had been before."
Technically the closest bound volume with words in is my journal, and I know I consider myself a writer, but I'm certain opinions differ. This is moot, mind you. Page 56 of my journal contains information about my house's WLAN, and there's only 4 lines of text.
Page 55? "Next weekend we are off to NYC for the weekend".
This alternate sentence brought to you by the Department of Redundancy Department.
We now return you to your regularly scheduled paper writing.
No wait, that's me.