Confession time: my Google Reader had 660 blog posts in it when I opened it tonight. I haven’t had time to read others’ posts much less write new ones myself. But reading Doug Johnson’s Dec. 2nd post intrigued me enough to take part in this little meme.
“He was replaced by Minuit, who arrived in May on the ship Sea-Mew and who will be responsible for the entire settlement.”
~ “Manhattan bought for $24 by Dutch.” Chronicle of America. Mount Kisco, N.Y.: Chronicle Publications (no publication date given)
* Get the book nearest to you. Right now.
* Go to page 56.
* Find the 5th sentence.
* Write this sentence – either here or on your blog.
* Copy these instructions as commentary of your sentence.
* Don’t look for your favorite book or your coolest but really the nearest.
Okay – try hard NOT to look at the 5th sentence on p. 56 of the nearest book right now! Thanks for the fun, Doug.