I love this post. Bob, I think you should submit the last part of it as a book review, and rate it. Also include the paragraph "This is a book for teens (which I'm definitely not...) Cindy --- Bob <rwiley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Hi, this is not a problem or anything, so if you are > in a hurry skip this > message. > > I recently finished validating the lab manual for > setting up a windows > server. Not a thrilling read, but even dull books > deserve love. > > Anyway, I was looking for something light to follow > that book up with, and I > downloaded Izzy, Willy-Nilly, sorry, I don't > remember the author. > > This is a book for teens (which I'm definitely not) > girls (which I'm not > either), but it looked easy and dull. > > So, off we went. First I spell checked it and the > only problems seemed to be > proper names, no problem. Then I did the corrections > thing in Kurzweil, no > major problem their either; a few headings and the > like. > > Finally, I decided to read a little of the book to > spot check errors. This > is a book about a fifteen year old girl who has part > of her leg amputated > following an automobile accident; her adjustments > and the adjustments of her > family and her schoolmates. > > About five hours later I regrettably reached the > last page with a slight > tear in my eye, and a lump in my throat. And a glad > feeling inside that I > had read this book. > > So, I guess the lesson to be learned here is that > even those books we think > are going to be a chore turn out to be gems to > remember. I guess that's one > of the benefits of validating. > > Whoever scanned that book deserves a big thanks. > Validating that one was > pretty much a formality, and really a pleasure. > Thanks, > Bob > > > "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, > committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it > is > the only thing that ever has."--Margaret Mead > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject > line. To get a list of available commands, put the > word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > ____________________________________________________________________________________ Moody friends. Drama queens. Your life? Nope! - their life, your story. Play Sims Stories at Yahoo! Games. http://sims.yahoo.com/ To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.