vanessa cardui

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Occupation Gardener, purveyor of finely used garden furnishings
Location Tustin, Southern California, United States
Introduction Thanks for visiting. Vanessa cardui is the scientific name for the painted lady, a ridiculously common migratory butterfly. It's not my real name, but I'm also not a butterfly.
Interests Gardening, insects, photography, road trips, deserts, chocolate, chocolate deserts, juxtapositions, vintage garden furniture, goofy business schemes, sci-fi, sci-fa
Favorite Movies Wall-E, Once, Iron Giant, Millions, Everything is Illuminated, My Neighbor Totoro, Star Trek
Favorite Music Neil Young, mariachi, collegium, Few Cents Short
Favorite Books Sunset Western Garden Book, For Love of Insects, The Dispossessed, LOTR