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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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Utah’s Canyons: Structures, Spectacles and Straight-Up Lands

Utah’s Canyons: Structures, Spectacles and Straight-Up Lands

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 1, 2020 0

A strange, three-sided, metallic monolith was discovered in an undisclosed spot somewhere in Utah’s canyons during a helicopter survey of bighorn sheep on November 18, 2020. The Utah Department of Public Safety workers who

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10 Tips for Keeping Wanderlust Alive During the Pandemic

10 Tips for Keeping Wanderlust Alive During the Pandemic

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 26, 2020 0

I traveled to Bryce Canyon National Park for the first time in 2007. Because I have a fear of “edges,” this park was challenging for me. But when I ventured off the beaten path

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Five Sensory Travel Journeys for the Coronavirus Age

Five Sensory Travel Journeys for the Coronavirus Age

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 5, 2020 0

The world that I look out upon from the window in my home office, here in Wisconsin, is pretty quiet right now. In other times, the interstate just beyond the woods that surrounds my

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Holidays 2019: Finding Quiet in a Noisy Season

Holidays 2019: Finding Quiet in a Noisy Season

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 17, 2019 0

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s the most stressful time of the year. No matter where you tend to fall on that spectrum during the week preceding the end-of-the-year holidays, almost

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Study Shows That Mountain Lions Fear the Sound of Human Voices

Study Shows That Mountain Lions Fear the Sound of Human Voices

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 19, 2017 5

The largest wild cat in North America, the mountain lion—also known as a catamount, cougar, panther and puma—has powerful limbs and can leap as high as 15 feet and as far as 40 feet.

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Travel Tale: High Hopes in the Southwest Canyons

Travel Tale: High Hopes in the Southwest Canyons

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 12, 2015 5

Say the words “American West” and right away you imagine vast, open plains, deep canyons and starting over. What is it about going West that has always meant hope in the American psyche, as

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It’s Earth Day 2014: What Will Earth Day 2064 Look Like?

It’s Earth Day 2014: What Will Earth Day 2064 Look Like?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 22, 2014 22

It’s been 44 years since Wisconsin’s—as this Wisconsinite is proud to say—Senator Gaylord Nelson inspired the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970. Modeled on the antiwar protests of the late 1960s, the original Earth

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