There was the first, flip decision to do it, followed by the second, more serious decision to actually do it, and then the long third beginning, composed of weeks of shopping and packing and preparing to do it. There was the driving across the country from Minneapolis to Portland, Oregon, and, a few days later, catching a flight to Los Angeles and a ride to the town of Mojave and another ride to the place where the PCT crossed a highway. At which point, at long last, there was the actual doing it, quickly followed by the grim realization of what it meant to do it, followed by the decision to quit doing it because doing it was absurd and pointless and ridiculously difficult and far more than I expected doing it would be and I was profoundly unprepared to do it. And then there was the real live truly doing it. The staying and doing it, in spite of everything. In spite of the bears and the rattlesnakes and the scat of the mountain lions I never saw; the blisters and scabs and scrapes and lacerations.
Kathryn Hughes: rereading Alone of All Her Sex by Marina Warner
Alone of All Her Sex: The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary by Marina Warner
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Alone of All Her Sex: The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary
It had been a long time since I had a week this busy, but at least I closed five of my fourteen open cases. It would take a lot to get me off the couch this weekend. Just as I finished packing for the day, the annoying sound of a ringing phone filled the room. I have a conference here next week. I knew my weekend plans had changed.
How to stimulate all her hot spots Posted on March 12, Women have four hot spots. Did you know this? Up until a week ago, I thought there were only three: