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The Friday 56


Welcome to Week 188!

Rules:
*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader
(If you have to improvise, that's ok.)
 *Find any sentence, (or few, just don't spoil it) that grab you.
*Post it.
*Add your (url) post below in Linky. Add the post url, not your blog url. It's that simple.



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"They should have a room ready for your grandfather soon, Miss Bontrager."
"I'm right here," Grosdaadi grumped. "Don't talk about me like I'm not."

~ Page 156 From Flowers for Rachael by Kathleen Fuller
*Grosdaadi means grandfather in Middlefield Amish*











Comments

  1. Ah yes, it's not nice to talk about someone as if they aren't there.

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  2. Nobody wants to be ignored! It drive me crazy when I see someone talking as if an older person isn't there or isn't capable of hearing or understanding what's being said.
    I think I'd enjoy these Amish novellas.

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  3. I hate it when people talk about me as if I am not right there in the room. I know how the grandfather feels.

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  4. LOVE the cover art! Happy vacation, Freda!

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  5. LOL I could almost hear him! I have a feeling people will hear him.

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  6. This sounds like it could be a sad one.

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  7. I like grandfather. I hate when people talk about me like I'm not there and he's at least forcing them to acknowledge him.

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  8. I like books about gardens. I like to read about the Amish too. I'm glad the old guy took up for himself.

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  9. Pretty cover and it looks like it will fit the book. Poor grandpa.

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  10. I can practically smell that lavendar! We visited a lavendar farm a few summers ago and it was such a wonderful afternoon!

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  11. Poor grandfather...it's never nice when people do that.

    I've been away from the meme for a while, but I'm trying to do better on participating....

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  12. Poor man, I feel bad that that made me laugh though :D

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  13. Being ignored because people think you're incapable is the worst.

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  14. Thanks for following my blog, Freda.
    Just wanted to return the favor.
    Kero

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