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A Traveling Collection

A Traveling Collection

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 27, 2010 5

The boxes were probably no bigger than six inches by six inches by six inches, and I remember they were wrapped with white, sticky tape. One arrived in the mail every month, with the

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It’s Almost Polar Bear Season!

It’s Almost Polar Bear Season!

Wendy Redal September 9, 2010 0

Current reports indicate that 2010 is going to be a great polar bear season in Churchill! Lots of bears already moving toward the shore of Hudson Bay to anticipate freeze-up.

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Mountains and Monarchs

Mountains and Monarchs

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 6, 2010 6

The Mud Hen was a great little steamboat—a one-of-a-kind, respectable, lake-worthy craft. When I was about eight years old, my uncle Verne, a carpenter and a lover of steam engines, built her out of

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Never Can Say Goodbye

Never Can Say Goodbye

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 30, 2010 7

That first ember of excitement you feel burning inside from the moment you decide it’s time for a new adventure is an invigorating feeling. From the initial destination-dreaming phase to signing the trip form’s

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Reading the Empty and Open Places

Reading the Empty and Open Places

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 23, 2010 4

The long waits now common at airports do have one advantage: they give us a chance to catch up on our reading while getting to and coming back from our travel destinations. Anticipating such

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Leave the GPS behind: Why it’s important to take risks when we travel

Leave the GPS behind: Why it’s important to take risks when we travel

Wendy Redal August 20, 2010 3

I just returned from a delightful family reunion in suburban Minneapolis – not an event or a setting one would associate with ‘adventure travel.’ But my husband and I found ourselves the adventurous anomaly

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