Snagged this from Amy Unsworth's blog, although I've also seen it in a number of other places, and thought it was fun.
1. Grab the nearest book.I guess some of you can do the same and just send me your results by e-mail if you don't have a handy blog in which to post things. I'm reading Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison right now.
2. Open the book to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the sentence along with these instructions.
5. Don't search around and look for the coolest book you can find. Use what's actually next to you.
On and on, passed from black hand to black hand and some white hands, and all the hands molding the Founder's freedom and our own freedom like voices shaping a deep-felt song.