Linking to bibliophile by the sea blog for first paragraph Tuesday!
This week I am using a book I'm re-reading for at least the 4th, maybe 5th...time! And every time I read it, I always re-read the sequel "Pigs in Heaven". The book is "The Bean Trees" by Barbara Kingsolver....
"I have been afraid of putting air in a tire ever since I saw a tractor tire blow up and throw Newt Hardbine's father over the top of the Standard Oil sign. I'm not lying. He got stuck up there. About nineteen people congregated during the time it took for Norman Strick to walk up to the Courthouse and blow the whistle for the volunteer fire department. They eventually did come with the ladder and haul him down, and he wasn't dead but lost his hearing and in many other ways was never the same afterward They said he overfilled the tire"..
So... what are your thoughts? Would you keep reading?