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Five Star Friday's Edition #85

"I do like Christmas on the whole.... In its clumsy way, it does approach Peace and Goodwill. But it is clumsier every year."

   — E. M. Forster


This week's Christmas roundup of superb weblog entries is brought to you by an excellent recipe, going for ice cream, a guest bathroom shower, drug addiction, more drug addiction, loss of a brother, Christmas crafting with found objects, female athletes, and charity.

Also, we would love it if you would share your best weblog entries in the comments. There's never too much good reading to be had, and we like your chutzpah.

Season's Greetings and Happy Friday!

"Promises to Keep" from crib chronicles

"Three Moments I Better Not Forget" from Ministry So Fabulous!

"Santa's Stash" from The S.L.C. blog

"Anything to Stop the Shaking, Man." from The Cusp

"Clean" from Uppercase Woman

"To My Brother, Who Left Without Saying Goodbye" from YourFireAnt

"Christmas Tree, 2009 — Hardcover Edition" from mediatinker

"A Horse Is a Horse — Not a Female Athlete" by Laurie at Draft Day Suit

"Merry Christmas to All" from Be gay about it.

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