If you had to leave your house in a hurry, and you could only grab five volumes off your shelf, which five would they be and why?
This question was posed to a lot of bloggers by John Ottinger, over at Grasping for the Wind, who recently had an ordeal involving a forest fire in his area. You can read my response, as well as those of several other bloggers, by clicking here--and even leave a comment with which five books you'd want to save from certain destruction.
Also, in light of the horrendous tragedies that have befallen on Japan, you can visit the Red Cross and make a donation if you so wish. I imagine every penny counts right now.