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An Introduction to Violence From Here to Finvara On the eve of leaving for war torn Sudan, our writer is robbed at gunpoint on a DC street. (This post dates from March 13, but just turned up on the radar) It starts:

Life is full of ironies if you’re stupid enough to go looking for them. Take last night for example. I leave for Sudan in three days. It isn’t understatement to say that Sudan is awash in guns. And yet last night, after having lived (on and off) rather peaceably in Washington, DC for the past eight years, some friends and I got held up at gunpoint.

Also Noted: I enjoy line dancing, writes country girl at heart, Till human voices wake us, and we drown. And while on the subject of line dancing, Princess Sparkle Pony’s Photo Blog has a photo of a top Bush administration official learning it as well. The Long Walk. Outstanding photo work at Frozen Tropics. THAP encounter. She was clearly one of those people who’s simultaneously in a position of abject servility and powerful gatekeepership – a classic secretarial role. Strange Violin Music. Blogger query of the day: Shorts and high heels – can someone please explain this fashion phenomena to me? Not Quite Martha. ETA and Etta in Spain. Sound alike. … all those times I was thinking I was hearing my name, I was actually hearing spirited discussions about the ceasefire. Tiaras Optional. A lot of fun, Max Blob’s Bavarian Biergarten, reports Field of Flowerz, who writes: As soon as you walk in you feel like you’ve crossed a threshold into another place or time. One-year blogging anniversary for Baby Bananas: I’ve experienced a renewed sense of self. It’s helped to restore old friendships while solidifying countless new ones. Visit dcblogs.com/live (it will be updated this weekend. This is a permission-based, opt-in service. Send email to get linked. Submit link suggestions: Don’t be shy about suggesting your own work as well as the work of others.