It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it.
— Anais Nin
This week's roundup of blogular goodness is being brought to you from the noisiest coffee shop I have ever been in. The internet is out at home, despite our provider's assurance that we would experience no alteration in our service, so I ended up here, where babies scream and a man continually sucks the mucus from his sinuses and the acoustics cause the espresso machine to sound like a landing airplane.
I have had some concentration issues, to say the least.
But! There's always the brighter side of the coin. It is Five Star Friday, and there is good reading to be done. Happy Friday!
Please come back and share good writing with us over the coming week to be featured on the next Five Star Friday. If you have read a really good piece on someone else's weblog, submit it by Thursday at midnight CST to have it featured on Five Star Friday.
And because you are a fan of finding good new writing on the internet: