"to live within the tethers of desire is---again & again---to be shocked at how far they have come loose from reason..."
Saturday, July 18, 2009
"On July 18, 1976 in competition at the Montreal Olympics Romanian gymnast Nadia Comăneci became the first ever competitor to be awarded the perfect 10 (for her uneven bars exercise). She attained no less than six perfect tens in total during the Olympics that year while winning 3 gold medals and a bronze. At the next Olympics, in Moscow 1980, she added another 2 golds…"
i guess this obsession should have clued me in years ago.