The heading makes this post on-topic.
Don't get to do much of these blog memes. Don't have a dog, can't dogblog. Don't have an iPod, can't iPod blog. This I can do, via Creek Running North (which in turn was via Pharnyngula )
Grab the nearest book.
Open the book to page 123.
Find the fifth sentence.
Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
Don’t search around and look for the “coolest” book you can find. Do what’s actually next to you.
"Then Karl von Naegli, the man to whom Mendel had sent seeds, to whom he had written so many hopeful letters, by whom he had been entangled in the thicket of hawkweed, published a book."
From: Blueprints: Solving the Mystery of Evolution by Maitland A. Edey and Donald C. Johanson.