We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
— John Locke
This Five Star Friday roundup is brought to you by the loss of a parent, Disney on Ice, fear, autism, a breakdown, a vintage computer manual, the Bahamas, a grandfather, motherhood, suicidal thoughts, addiction, love and sex, parenting, a flight, homelessness, a bean, a movie, letting go, inclusive language, exhaustion, grocery shopping, a trip to Oregon, making work fun, a dog, ziplining, the zoo, honesty, jealousy, a babysitter, and Jersey Shore.
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