Many of us spend our summer in the garden, tending flowers, vegetables, and other plants. For writer Jill Sisson Quinn, the orderliness of gardening challenges her internal urge to simply wander, discover, and gather.
Jill Sisson Quinn is the author of Deranged: Finding a Sense of Place in the Landscape and in the Lifespan. Her essays have appeared in Ecotone, OnEarth, Orion, and many other magazines. She teaches writing at Mid-State Technical College and lives in Scandinavia.