Five Star Friday's Edition #97: Woof!

Maggie, the proud beast

Even this dog is proud of your good works.

I went for years not finishing anything. Because, of course, when you finish something you can be judged... I had poems which were re-written so many times I suspect it was just a way of avoiding sending them out.
   — Erica Jong

This Five Star Friday roundup is brought to you by Constance McMillen, loving yourself, cleaning house, rape, a new relationship with a son, gangs, running 5K, slutty and impoverished moms, withholding judgement, health insurance in the U.S., a broken camera, life advice, photography, telling the story of sexual assault, generosity, and nightmares.

Please share urls to your own good weblog entries in the comments and carry us through the weekend with good reading!

Happy Friday!

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Grace, Love and Understanding

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Ooph

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Wicked Girls Would, Would You?

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Wicked Girls Think It, Do You?

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Because All Girls Blossom

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Some Chilean Woman

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I’d Like To Introduce You To Me. And My Son.

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Mayopie

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Green Breeze

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Wenchwire

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Sexual Assault Prevention Tips Guaranteed to Work!

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Feminist Law Professors

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Race report: St. Pat’s 5k, Providence, RI

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Sometimes Always

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The Alphabet of Regret: L Is for Letters

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Palinode

at

Polite Ficitons

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Ho Mama! A Blog for Slutty, Single, Low-income Moms

" by

Big Fat Trauma Queen

at

Open Salon

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Life Lesson Day

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Suebob's Red Stapler

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A Light At the End of the Tunnel That Isn't a Train

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Maternally Challenged

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Why Things Break

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the~spirit~of~the~river

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15 Truths About Life You’ll Need to Memorize

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Intersected

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Visual Trip: The Dawn of a New Age

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bee3six5

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For the Now-Twenty-Three-Year-Old Hero Who Survived the Assault of John Albert Gardner in 2000

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Blog This Mom!

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My Story About the Film 'Monster House'

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Eject

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The Long Dark Bedtime of the Soul

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cribchronicles.com

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