A big howdy to Ebeth who tagged me.
This one made the rounds a while back, but it was quite a fun one.
Grab the book CLOSEST to you,. [No cheating!] Go to page 56 and [I had to go to page 57 because there was just a picture on page 56] and type the 5th sentence. And then the next 2-5 lines after that. Name the book. [Duh!] Tag 5 folks.
When I saw the instructions, I thought, "oh, gee, there's only one book within reach..not even two equidistant to select from, and given the book, it's bound to bore." But how wrong I was.
Especially when it's taken out of context!
"This element of risk provides excitement for me, and I hope also for the onlooker."
:-D [It wasn't *really* in bold, but I had to coke back laughing.] Wow. Too bad I have to give the next couple of lines:
"Flowers are inherently transitory and delicate. They live and change almost as you look at them and in a day or two they may have withered away. In this study I have tried to capture some of their ephemeral nature."
"Step-by-Step Watercolor Painting" by the Alexander Brothers
Which is quite a nice book to pull down if you're trying to refresh the memory on technique if you haven't done it in a while.
Now the fun part. Tag five people and tell them in their comboxes.
1. Esther in Hawaii
2. Mac in England
3. Digi 'cuz.
4. Fr. Owl
5. And Jackie, because I know she actually has a lot more books than kids.
And if you're saying "dammit I want to do the meme" I would have tagged Dr Peter, and if he reads this he can use the combox and post as Peter of the Amazing Wolverine Tribe.
[Stephen? combox is open dude. Do you have any friends who work for the Royal Shakespeare Co. A young American College student I know who's been doing a semester in the UK will work under the table licking the dust off the stage with her tongue in exchange for a cot and a hot meal now and again! One hesitates, because you might have the script of "Taboo" next to you. :-D]]