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Norway Video: Why a Foreign Place Can Seem Like Home

Norway Video: Why a Foreign Place Can Seem Like Home

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 12, 2021 0

My maternal grandmother was born in Norway. She came to the United States when she was a small child and didn’t speak English. But she was smart and an avid learner—and possessed the pliable

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Video: The Somewhat Noble Call of a Snow Leopard

Video: The Somewhat Noble Call of a Snow Leopard

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 24, 2021 0

We’re all familiar with this movie scene: a bald eagle soars overhead in a wild, Western-type, wide-open landscape, and we hear the iconic, piercing, strong screech of America’s most majestic bird. What you might

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Video: Fall Colors in Acadia National Park

Video: Fall Colors in Acadia National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 3, 2021 0

Waves that thunder against granite cliffs and break apart on kelp-slick rocks. Bullfrogs that croak among the grasslike rushes that rim ponds and line lakeshores. Woodpeckers that rat-a-tat-tat on tree bark. Great black-backed gulls

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Video: Peace and Preservation in Glacier National Park

Video: Peace and Preservation in Glacier National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 13, 2021 0

The story of Glacier National Park begins in a desire for preservation and ends in a display of peace. From the evidence that scientists have been able to gather so far, it’s believed that

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Video: A Novel Look at South Africa

Video: A Novel Look at South Africa

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 16, 2021 0

I have never been to Africa. Yet, I like to imagine being there: I picture myself on a safari in Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa or Tanzania. I dream of watching elephants, giraffes, lions,

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Video: Greenland’s Ice, Elemental and Ephemeral

Video: Greenland’s Ice, Elemental and Ephemeral

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 16, 2021 0

A polar vortex over the Midwestern states has kept me cold and inside for most of this month. I’ve had to stop my daily walks with my dog, because her paws get too cold.

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Video: Grand Teton National Park Getaway

Video: Grand Teton National Park Getaway

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 19, 2021 0

Let’s just go to Grand Teton National Park. I mean it. After so many weeks of economic hardships, pandemic worries and political chaos, I need to shut down for a while and get away.

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Bryce Canyon Video: A Bright Spot in a Bleak Year

Bryce Canyon Video: A Bright Spot in a Bleak Year

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 22, 2020 0

After almost a year of isolation, lockdowns, mask-wearing, and strained relationships with family and friends, you might think that there’s not much good to say about 2020 as we come to its end. But

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