January 18, 2011

Phone it in

Still struggling to catch up after the whirlwind of Christmas and Pie's birthday, so I'm going to do this book meme I came across...

“They had a son, John, in the traditional manner, and they thought their family held just about a full hand when they heard about a bright fourteen-year-old girl named Beatrice who had passed through group and foster homes and was currently bedeviling a nice older foster mother in Jackson, Georgia, who didn't quite know what to do with her.”

in Baby, We Were Meant for Each Other (In Praise of Adoption) by Scott Simon

And here are the directions:
1) Grab the nearest book.
2) Open it to page 56.
3) Find the fifth sentence.
4) Post the text of the sentence along with these instructions.
5) Don’t dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST.