Five Star Friday's Edition #57

There's nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein.

   — Walter Wellesley "Red" Smith

This week's collection has had me both laughing bubbles into my coffee and wiping tears from my cheeks. Today is one of those days that reminds me that the people of the internet can, indeed, bring it home. Thanks for kicking my cynicism in the shins!

"Once Was Lost" by TwoBusy at DadCentric

"I Don't Care What You Say. He's Happily Married to a Manipulator" from Classy Chaos

"Consulting Gandalf Regarding Mike Tyson and Chris Brown" by Black Hockey Jesus at MamaPop

"How the Other Half Writes: In Defense of Twitter" from BLDGBLOG

"The Most Fun I Had All Week" from My Very Last Nerve

"A Day Late and a Dollar Short" from Not Undecided

"A Child of Five Would Understand This. Send Someone to Fetch a Child of Five." by Heather! Anne! at The Collective

"Dear Scott" from Dear Scott

"Couple Things" from Sun Tzu Says

"What I Learned from a Stripper" from Quest for Balance

"For Sadie" from Secret Agent Mama

"RIP Frankie" from Things I've Found in Pockets

"Threes" from Fussy

"About This Baby" from Velveteen Mind

"Not So Pretty Woman" from The Stiletto Mom

"The New Suck" from The Mixtape Jones Report

"A Cat, Two Boxes, and a Couple of Boobs" from

"Stories" from My Bottle's Up

"That" from Breed 'Em and Weep

"The Diagnosis" from Isa, Leukemia, Life

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