The footnotes accompanying this essay could be read as a portrait of our Garden traveler. What could be discerned from them? A physical location? Language proficiency? Musical tastes? Attention to detail? Thought processes? That could be one reading. But these footnotes also are information, which can be used to gain more knowledge, to access materials. Primary information, secondary sources. In both instances, one would need to care. A curious mind, trained to read entry points, able to navigate thresholds. A threshold is defined as “any place or point of entering or beginning.” Librarians, documentalists, archivists: we are engaged in the creation of thresholds, abstract distillations, most of them of arid beauty. Tools to take us somewhere else…

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