The craziest things self has ever done, she’s done in the last three years.
Which just goes to show: aging is an adventure!
Last spring, self decided to share an apartment in Venice with Margarita Donnelly, retired managing editor of Calyx Press.
One of her side trips was to Vicenza. The birthplace of Antonio Pigafetta (chronicler of Ferdinand Magellan’s expedition to the Philippines), whose family home still stands.
She learned that Vicenza was also the birthplace of the architect Palladio.
And the whole city was like a de Chirico construct.
Until she dropped by the Teatro Olimpico, and found this little garden, full of tumbled statuary. Which is so NOT de Chirico.
In self’s book, tumbled statuary = RELIC.
Herewith, the Garden of Found Objects, Just Before the Main Entrance to the Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza:
Stay tuned, dear blog readers. Stay tuned.