Tagged! The Nearest Book Meme …

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Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Realty

Sandy Shores tagged me for this meme.  Sandy has a knack for writing those "right on target" posts, chock full of helpful information.  I've learned a lot from Sandy, especially about real estate investing, so I am more than happy to comply.

Here are the guidelines:

1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 56.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the next two to five sentences.
5. Don't dig for your favorite book, the cool book or the intellectual one. Pick the Closest.
6. Tag five people to do the same

[The one book that this cannot be is the Bible]

Since I am sitting on my sofa, the nearest book is my end table book.  It's a travel guidebook, actually "a traveler's life list" ... perfect for a quick read about some new and interesting place in the world.

1,000 Places to See Before You Die by Patricia Shultz, 2003.

Page 56, beginning with Sentence five:

 "There's no choice in the set five-course menu, but you'll be happy to leave the evening in the masterful hands of the chef who relies entirely on whatever is available from the local waters and suppliers.  She has achieved celebrity status by not adhering to strict gastronomic conventions; the success of each inventive dish derives from delicate and simple flavors.  Breakfast is as much a joy as the evening's repast was a masterpiece."

The author is referring to the Altnaharrie Inn in Ullapool, Scotland. 

Now back to my reality of a bowl of oatmeal for breakfast!

Okay ... time to tag five lucky Rainers (in alphabetical order):

Jennifer Fivelsdahl

Ruthmarie Hicks

Lourdes Hoglo

Laurie Mindnich

Carole Provenzale

 

Comments (15)

Laurie Mindnich
Centennial, CO

Oh, boy- the closest book is "Psychological Nudity" by Michael Savage- off to page 56!

Nov 20, 2008 01:29 AM
Patricia Beck
RE/MAX Properties, Inc., ABR, GRI, SRES - Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs Realty

A yummy breakfast sounds really good right now!

Nov 20, 2008 01:36 AM
Marie Meyer
Keller Williams Realty - Central Valley, NY
Orange County New York Realtor

LOL!  I can't wait, Laurie!

Nov 20, 2008 01:36 AM
Marie Meyer
Keller Williams Realty - Central Valley, NY
Orange County New York Realtor

Hi Patricia ... I think I'm ready for another breakfast ... guess it would be brunch :)

Nov 20, 2008 01:39 AM
Ruthmarie Hicks
Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605 - White Plains, NY

Wow, that's an interesting Me-Me....I won't get to mine until later because I'm not near any books at the moment...But I'm kind of looking forward to it.

Nov 20, 2008 01:48 AM
Jennifer Fivelsdal
JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571 - Rhinebeck, NY
Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection

Hi Maria I was just about to tag you when I noticed you tagged me first.

Thanks and have a great day.

Nov 20, 2008 01:51 AM
Marie Meyer
Keller Williams Realty - Central Valley, NY
Orange County New York Realtor

Hi Ruthmarie ... I liked this one and figured it was right up your alley.

Hi Jennifer ... That's funny.  Thanks for the thought :)

 

Nov 20, 2008 02:19 AM
Kara Casamassina
International Property Management Group, LLC - Aiken, SC
Boomers and beyond

Hi Marie -  that must be a fascinating book!   (sounds like a great gift for a few on my list!)    Have a great day :)

Nov 20, 2008 05:01 AM
Marie Meyer
Keller Williams Realty - Central Valley, NY
Orange County New York Realtor

Hi Kara ... It's a perfect gift book, and there are also spin off products ... DVD, game, calendar.

Nov 20, 2008 08:37 AM
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

Hi Marie, Goodness, I hope to get to my meme--I know I need to catch up and read my emails but thought I'd go to my subscriber list first :)  I'll try to get to this tonight.

Nov 20, 2008 09:06 AM
Marie Meyer
Keller Williams Realty - Central Valley, NY
Orange County New York Realtor

Seems like you've been tagged a bit today, Carole!!  It's an easy one this time :)

Nov 20, 2008 09:11 AM
Sandy Shores FL Realtor®, Melbourne Real Estate
M & M Realty of Brevard Inc. - Melbourne, FL
Brevard County Real Estate, Florida's Space Coast

Marie, Love the post. Sounds like a great book.  Thanks for the great compliment.  You're awesome!  Take care, I enjoy reading your blog, also.  Thanks for being a great friend here on AR!

Nov 21, 2008 05:22 AM
Marie Meyer
Keller Williams Realty - Central Valley, NY
Orange County New York Realtor

Hi Sandy ... You are most welcome :)  Thanks!

Nov 21, 2008 05:27 AM
Lourdes Hoglo REALTOR® Three Village & North Shore Suffolk Co. Long Island
Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate - Setauket, NY

Hi Marie, your traveler's life list book sounds very interesting, since I love to travel. I haven't traveled in a while, but hope that someday I will again. Maybe I should take a look at it! I enjoyed reading your MeMe.

Thank you for tagging me, it was fun! :)

Nov 24, 2008 01:05 AM
Anonymous
Joe Castinado

Very interesting, I was just tagged by a friend from Montreal and guess what, I had the same book closest to me.  I havent picked it up in months and it just happened to be out since my mom is here visiting us.  (By the way, it is a great book and a great gift!)

Dec 02, 2008 02:56 AM
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