It seems to me that those songs that have been any good, I have nothing much to do with the writing of them. The words have just crawled down my sleeve and come out on the page.
— Joan Baez
Now that summer is officially over — we had our first snowfall last night in my neck of the woods, grrrr — it seems like everyone has settled back into writing and reading. The nominations for this week's Five Star Friday roundup poured in without much nudging from me, and, on behalf of all the writers represented below, I would like to thank all of you readers who sent in urls to these excellent weblog posts.
If you don't see yourself in the roundup of entries below, please share your writing with a url to your own weblog entries in the comments here. I'd love to know who is dropping in to Five Star Friday and what you're writing about!
"Walking to Remember" from sweet|salty
"Discontent" from XUP
"Zombieland Makes Money. And You Can Too..." by Kurt at MamaPop
"Icons and Inventory: I Can't Be Their Dooce to My Postpartum Depression" from Velveteen Mind
"Random Ramblings" from Manic Mother
"She-Wolf, Schmee-Wolf: She's Still Dancing Naked In a Cage" by Regina Barreca, PhD at Psychology Today
"e-i-e-i-OH!" from Let's have a cocktail...
"I Began Writing This Before My Appointment Last Thursday" from Mommy Melee
"Linger" from A Life Less Ordinary
"Gross Domestic Product" from 20nothing.com
Disclosure — The following is my own post, but it was nominated more than once by different individuals, so I included it:
"Rudy" from Schmutzie
"When Kleenex Cries, Will We See Tears? Because Their 'Get Mommed' Campaign Blows." from Deb On the Rocks
"This Post Is All About Me. Seriously. Me. Me. Me." from leahpeah
"Static On My Gaydar" from Lemoncraft
"Scumbags United" from Sun Tzu Says
"Was Blind, But Now, I See" from Miss Britt
"Girls’ Guide to Being a Courteous Human Being When Sharing a Community Bathroom" from Another Hot Mess
"Whoever Said the Jobs You Have As Teenagers Don't Shape Who You Are As an Adult Was Obviously a Gigantic Liar" from Barefoot Foodie
Two from Breed 'Em and Weep:
"Poems For Monsters #9: A Dream of Spiderman (with video!)" from In Palinode's Palace
"An Open Letter to the Assembled Public In the Pediatrician's Waiting Room" from Anything Said
"Give Me Your Dark" from OrdinaryArt
"One Day I Will Be Normal" from The Bloggess
"Don`t Be Jealous, I Kind of Met Ben Stein" from Bernthis.com
"Bitter, Party of One?" from The Bare Essentials
"Cloudy With a Chance of Lou Grant" from Wendi Aarons
"A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to South Carolina" from The Amazing Trips
Please come back and share good writing with us over the coming week to be featured on the next Five Star Friday. If you have read a really good piece on someone else's weblog, submit it by Thursday at midnight CST to have it featured on Five Star Friday.
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