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In the Galapagos, wonders never cease

In the Galapagos, wonders never cease

Wendy Redal September 13, 2011 0

As if the various Galapagos wildlife species weren’t amazing enough on their own, look at this interaction: a Galapagos hawk is about to land on the shell of a giant Galapagos tortoise, while the

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The Extinction of Handwriting and the Wobbly Travel Journal

The Extinction of Handwriting and the Wobbly Travel Journal

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 30, 2011 30

In just a few short decades, something that was a big part of our culture will probably go extinct: the ability to write and read cursive. Indiana is just one of the most recent

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The Allure of a Ridge – A Metaphor for Life

The Allure of a Ridge – A Metaphor for Life

Wendy Redal August 16, 2011 0

Does the sight of a summit or the rise of a ridgeline entice you to push yourself harder? Is the reward at the end always worth the challenge or the uncertainty en route?

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One Cougar’s Epic Hike

One Cougar’s Epic Hike

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 16, 2011 7

On June 11, 2011, a mountain lion was killed on the busy Wilbur Cross Parkway in Milford, Connecticut. He was hit by a car. I don’t live in Connecticut—Wisconsin is my home—nor have I

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Adventure Coming, I Can Feel It in My Bones

Adventure Coming, I Can Feel It in My Bones

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 2, 2011 4

You’ve probably heard about people who “see” the color blue when they hear a certain note played on a piano, for instance, or experience a sweet “taste” in their mouths when they touch a

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Space Shuttle Grounded: Will America Lose Its Spirit for Adventure?

Space Shuttle Grounded: Will America Lose Its Spirit for Adventure?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 19, 2011 8

“STS-135: the Final Mission.” Sounds like the title of a new Star Trek film, doesn’t it? In reality, it’s the phrase denoting the end of our nation’s space shuttle program. When Atlantis lifted off

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