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An ode to women who walk through cities in films. “She will be ordinary, immersed in the practical aspects of her own life and my heart will skip a beat at the sight of her, in possession of her own life, in the city, alone.”

Discussion  6 comments

Rebecca Nelson

I need to know what the Edith Zimmerman version of this piece is. Not women in films walking but...?

*starts building the E.Z. summoning circle and begins to chant*

Jason KottkeMOD

Exactly. I thought of Edith when I read this article as well.

Edith ZimmermanMOD

Lol. Women Walking Alone With Bags?

Women Turning Their Heads in the Wind??

Women Refreshing Their Email Without Even Stopping to See If They Got Something???

Rebecca Nelson

Email! Relatable.

My brain came up with: Woman Wondering What on Earth Made This Stain on Her Child's Brand New Sweatshirt Which She Paid Too Much For. It comes up far too often around these parts with one of my kids in particular. 😒

Edith ZimmermanMOD

That's a good one.

Women Pretending to Stroke Child's Hair But Really Untangling It as If It Were Therapy [for the Mother]

Jason KottkeMOD

Women Laughing Alone With Salad? (Oh wait...)

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