Five Star Friday: Edition #24

Due to the fact that I have to be up at 5 a.m. so that I can drink some truly awful liquid whose purpose is to opacify my intestines for a CT scan at 8 a.m., I don't have a whole lot to say at the moment. My brain is mostly bound to thoughts about how much I hate hospitals, truly awful liquids that I have to drink, and machines that require their operators to run out of the room before they turn them on while I am left right in the middle of one of those said machines.

Don't worry about me, though. I am a bit of a drama queen when it comes to medical treatment. I bit a dental nurse once when she tried to give me a needle that I told her I needed.

So. Yeah. I got nothin'. These people, though, have plenty:

"Pardon the Interjection: The Internet and the Rise of Awwa, Meh, Feh, and Heh" by Ben Yagoda at Slate Magazine

"Fathers Be Good to Your Daughters. But Don't Forget About Your Wives." from Motherhood Uncensored

"Dear Shadow Alive and Well" from A Cup of Tea and a Wheat Penny

"A Public Service Announcement from 1980" from Speak into the Mike

"Dear Mom... The Fall Edition" from Derfwad Manor

"Inspiration" from Blogs Are Stupid

"It's All the Scary Part" from Yarn Harlot

"Things I Have Learned About Diet and Fitness" from All & Sundry

"Transcription of the 2005 Kenyon Commencement Address - May 21, 2005" from

"Monday Musing: Useless Calculations" from 3 Quarks Daily

"Bad Panties - Beige. Billowing. Torn. Possibly My Mother's." by Alice Bradley at Nerve

"A Master's Thesis on the Use of Profanity as a Literary Device" from One Plus Two

"The Longest Night of My Life..." from Marcy Writes - The Glamorous Life Association

"Hearts Were Made to Be Broken" from Three Out of Seven

"Give My Daughter the Shot!" from Wheels on the Bus

"Aurélie's Coming, Look Tidy" from Belgian Waffle

"HPV for Boys" from Thinking About...

"More from Yesterday" from

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