The photo to the left is looking down toward Ashdown Gorge, a hike I wrote about in a previous post.
Since the wind is blowing too strong to rake leaves (if it keeps blowing in the same direction, it'll blow them all away) and since there is no need to get things done so that I'll be free to watch a world series game this evening, I thought I'd do this meme from Lauire (who has now changed her URL from the one you see in my sidebar right after I updated it!). Doing this meme is in keeping with my general principle of only doing meme's from southern women.
1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the next 4 sentences on your blog along with these instructions.
5. Don’t you dare dig for that “cool” or “intellectual” book in your closet!
This is interesting. I hope this book doesn't have any bad sections... Let's see:
This process continued well into the twentieth century. The result was further withdrawl of the Indians into the rugged canyons and mesas, and a deep rooted distrust of all things European. The cycles of conquest were repeated throughout the New World. In the case of the northern Mexican tribs, such as the Tarahumara and Sere, Spanish colonialists saw themselves as civilized people dispensing civilization to barbarians and savages for the good of all.Now isn't that just what you needed to know! This comes from Doug Peacock's, Walking It Off: A Veteran's Chronicle of War an Wilderness. I doubt that quote will make you want to go out and read the book, but maybe I'll ahve more quotes tomorrow in my weekly reading quote posts.