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Wednesday, 15 June 2016 14:35

Impromptu Garden Table

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Christian Dior's chateau, Château de la Colle Noire , below. My brain fizzing with questions about purpose originally, and use now. Was this originally a plinth for a statue or urn?
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On the right day/s, what a spot for an impromptu picnic !
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Of course, it's a rabbit hole for the brain, merely seeing this picture, not the entire garden.
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Immediately thinking of Martha Washington and her impromptu tables at Mount Vernon. Their home a hotel of sorts, never knowing how many would be arriving for the nite, and meals. At times they would set up long planks atop saw-horses, covered with a tablecloth, usually white, in the garden, or perhaps the piazza at front. Truly, a provincial version, of Dior's, below.
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Which would be your favorite use, below, plinth or table?

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Another plinth, below, at Dior's chateau.

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Pics, above, here.

Front piazza at Mount Vernon, below, overlooking the river & catching a breeze.

Pic, above, here.

A recent meal, below, at Mount Vernon. I would rather attend a private event at Mount Vernon, in the style of Martha. Though, would happily attend, below !

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Pic, above, here.
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What about dining in your garden? Does the spot make you happy? It should.
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Garden & Be Well, XO T

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