V | The Alphabet Julen


Vignettes is bits of text, snippets of thoughts, the occasional poem, parts of stories.

Violet Taro

One of my favorite random plant finds: three stems, spade shaped leaves, tucked up next to the horsetail and the pygmy lily pleased to not have to share a pot with ol' changable charlie. This plant can't be killed; it's been split and water-starved, and it keeps on producing.


I was born in the state oddly caught between South and North. (Go on, find five atlases. I'll wait. Now, tell me if Virginia is classified in: South, East, Mid-Atlantic, North, or as a Middle State.)


When I stopped counting in 1996, people from 92 countries had gone through some part of my website. I've gotten mail in 18 different languages. I've gotten hit-on via e-mail over 500 times. I get an unholy amount of Spam.

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