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“Home for the Holidays” and Other Travel Conundrums

“Home for the Holidays” and Other Travel Conundrums

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 26, 2019 0

This week, we’ll celebrate Thanksgiving, kicking off what we call the “holiday season”: typically defined as the triumvirate of Thanksgiving, Christmas/Hanukkah and New Year’s Eve. It’s also a huge traveling time. But unlike most

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On Thanksgiving 2019, Counting Bounty in Butterflies

On Thanksgiving 2019, Counting Bounty in Butterflies

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 19, 2019 0

In recent years, reports on monarch butterfly populations have been confusing: just two years ago, we were hearing that the monarchs were teetering on the edge of extinction. More recently, however, conservation news headlines

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Video: Literally “Talking Turkey” on This Thanksgiving

Video: Literally “Talking Turkey” on This Thanksgiving

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 22, 2018 0

When someone says he or she wants to “talk turkey” with you, it usually means that you’re in for a frank, straightforward and serious discussion. But if you’re with Joe Hutto, he literally means

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Self-Driving Vehicles Could Save Animal Lives

Self-Driving Vehicles Could Save Animal Lives

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 6, 2018 1

“Over the river and through the wood,” goes the “New England Boy’s Song About Thanksgiving Day,” based on a poem by Lydia Maria Child, published in 1844. Ever since that time, we’ve associated Thanksgiving

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Turkeys: Smart and—Perhaps—Beautiful Birds

Turkeys: Smart and—Perhaps—Beautiful Birds

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 23, 2017 1

Despite what you may have learned in elementary school, there were probably no turkeys at the first Thanksgiving. The written menu listed fowl, but this most likely meant ducks, goose, grouse, passenger pigeons, swans—or

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A Soothing, Wild Turkey Video on This Thanksgiving

A Soothing, Wild Turkey Video on This Thanksgiving

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 24, 2016 0

It’s Thanksgiving morning 2016, and many of you are probably looking forward to enjoying a rather bountiful lunch or dinner later today. For a lot of you, the starring item on the menu will

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Thanksgiving: Eating with Gratitude Connects You to Nature

Thanksgiving: Eating with Gratitude Connects You to Nature

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 26, 2015 0

For most of us, Thanksgiving is the only holiday of the year centered on giving thanks for what we already have, our families and our friends. It is also the only holiday I know

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Want to Improve Your Health and Increase Your Creativity? Travel More.

Want to Improve Your Health and Increase Your Creativity? Travel More.

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 24, 2015 0

Thanksgiving kicks off not only an intense retail sales season but a busy travel period. News headlines about the numbers of us that take to the road, air or train tracks, however, mask the

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