Karen Shimizu

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Enticed by Orchids How a flower can grow on its owner April 28, 2004

Recent Articles

  • Trial by Fire

    A sole-searching stroll sparks burning questions
    It's a Saturday evening and I'm standing barefoot in a Franklin County field with a dozen other unshod women and men. It's dark, and we're…
  • Bad-Ass Birds

    An exhibit gives the rap on raptors
    "Hunters of the Sky," ECHO Center, Burlington. Through September 6. Though I like to watch birds, I'm not the birding type -- I always get…
  • Enticed by Orchids

    How a flower can grow on its owner
    The sexiest plant I have ever seen is perched on a filing cabinet, reproductive parts unabashedly exposed, rouged flesh bedewed with thick, sticky, come-hither nectar.…
  • Catching Sprays

    Insider information on getting that outdoors look
    Bonnie Datillio is pointing a gun at my face. "Okay now," she says. "Close your eyes." We're standing in a dark room, the shades pulled…
  • Making Waves

    The host of "Democracy Now!" turns up the volume in Burlington
    Early in the evening of Friday, September 19, as the trees whipped to and fro in the fringe winds of Hurricane Isabel, Hurricane Amy --…
  • Hide and Sleek

    Champlain Leather's Jeremy Bond gives the clothes horse some skin
    The red leather jacket in the window of Champlain Leather is impossible to resist. Slipping into the store -- and the fine leather coat --…
  • Growth Industry

    Small Farmers bring new life to the Green Mountain State
    It's 5 a.m. on a recent summer day and the sky is a crisp, pale, predawn blue. At a gourmet organic produce farm in Greensboro,…
  • Kinsey Reports

    A family farm in the Northeast Kingdom produces sibling scribes
    "All this is your heritage now," Leland Kinsey writes in a poem, "as it is preserved here, make of it what you will." The speaker…

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