Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Grocery Shopping: Michelangelo Style

Ever feel like your life is so mundane? Day in and day out, all you do is complete the same chores without an ounce of inspiration? Well don't worry, mundanity is a part of life. Here's the unrivaled Renaissance artist genius's grocery list from 1518:


Thought to have been illustrated so his illiterate assistant could figure out what the master artist wanted. The list includes items such as two loaves of bread (pain dua), a herring (un aria), and a quart of wine (un boccal di vino).

So next time you're cruising the grocery store feeling bogged down by the boring things in life, just remember everyone faces boring tasks everyday. 

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- Grace

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