I am informed by a Facebook friend that it’s International Book Week, and here is your assignment for no credit whatsoever:
The rules: Grab the closest book to you, turn to page 52, then post the 5th sentence as your status. Don’t mention the title. Copy the rules as part of your status.
Here’s my friend’s:
“That was in 1855, ten years after the community received the nod as capital of the state.”
And here was mine:
“Under this I wore a skirt of silk brocade with a band of snow-crabapple blossoms embroidered around the hem, which attracted the eye to my fuchsia-colored silk bound-foot shoes.”