Tag Archives: Orion Magazine

Assuaging Guilt

Hot water needles my bare skin. Head thrown back, I look up to the shower head in adoration. I am transported. I am having a religious experience. The quantity and quality of the water (just short of scalding) takes me away … Continue reading

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The Green Man Meets Mother Nature

As planting season approaches and I load bags of compost and other soil additives into the car, I wonder: how is it that I can religiously follow planting directions and yet, often as not, despite my careful mothering, my baby plants wither and … Continue reading

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