Five Star Friday's Edition #95

An original writer is not one who imitates nobody, but one whom nobody can imitate.

— Francois Rene De Chateaubriand

This Five Star Friday roundup is brought to you by feeling beautiful, grief, feminine hygiene, broken hearts, personal blogging, a gay husband, the New York Times, formula, a child with special needs, alcoholism, a murder, defining success, a power outage, self-hatred, Colin Thatcher, elders, and a product recall.

Also, share urls to your own good weblog posts in the comments!

Happy Friday!

"A Void Is a Thing" from Spin Me I Pulsate

"The Invisible City of the Long Long Fall" from Living in Invisible Cities

"Ladies, Do You Feel Clean and Fresh?" from Jew Eat Yet?

"On Mending" from Not a Girl, Not Yet a Wino

"'Personal Weblog'" from Sweetney

"I Think My Husband Is a Little Bit Gay" by The Queen of Everything at Toy With Me

"Honey, Don't Bother Mommy. I'm Writing a Mildly Annoyed Letter to the New York Times." from Mom-101

"Breast Was Best" from Assertagirl

"Thank You" from Into the Woods, Living Deliberately

"My side of the Story" from Dutch Blitz

"Cauliflower Ears" by Michael Procopio at Bay Area Bites

"On Achievements" from Mommy Melee

"The Lost Weekend (brought to you courtesy of power outages, cabin fever and poop) *UPDATED* x 3!!!" from Me and the Bee

"Stupid Women" from Life on the Muskoka River

"I’ll Tell You What Censorship *ISN’T*…" from Centre of the Universe — The Dreaming

"Sunday" from Frog and Toad Are Still Friends

"Warning: I Will Cut You (Giant Gerber Recall)" from Momtrolfreak

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    Elan Morgan

    Elan Morgan is a blogger, designer and consultant, and speaker who blogs and works from, spreads gratitude through the social network, celebrates quality blogging with the, and speaks all over. She has been seen in the Globe & Mail, Best Health and Woman's Day magazines, TEDxRegina, and on CBC News and Radio. She believes in and works to grow both personal and professional quality, genuine community, and meaningful content online.