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Real-Time vs. Reflective Adventures

Real-Time vs. Reflective Adventures

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 29, 2010 7

“Wish you were here.” It’s the archetypal message on a picture postcard, sent from a friend or family member in some far-off holiday or vacation spot. In fact, the expression has become so cliché

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Advanced Medicine: A Prescription for Adventure

Advanced Medicine: A Prescription for Adventure

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 1, 2010 8

You’ve probably got one in the bathroom, bedroom or basement or perhaps tucked away in a closet. It’s that piece of exercise equipment, such as a treadmill or foldable “home gym,” that you thought would be

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Adventure in the Ellipses: Elk

Adventure in the Ellipses: Elk

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 18, 2010 7

Ever since elk were reintroduced to Wisconsin’s Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in 1995, I’ve wanted to see them roaming freely in my home state. Last month, my dream was realized—twice. In September, I was fortunate

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What’s Your Canoe?

What’s Your Canoe?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 20, 2010 5

Upon meeting someone new, we usually try to find out two salient facts about the person within the first 30 seconds of being introduced: his or her name and what he or she does

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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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Homage to a Small Eco-Warrior: the Mosquito

Homage to a Small Eco-Warrior: the Mosquito

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 11, 2010 8

“Unsung heroes of the environment.” The “green Nobel Prize.” Eco-Ocean Awards, ecoart competitions and ecoschool certifications. If you’re even slightly interested in environmental news, you can’t help but hear and read a lot in

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Wayfinders Wanted

Wayfinders Wanted

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 27, 2010 6

Before you decided where you were going to go for your next travel adventure, you probably researched different locales online, picked up brochures from several travel agencies, read books on the areas from the

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Bear Power: Up Close & On the Ground | Olaf’s Corner

Bear Power: Up Close & On the Ground | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver November 23, 2009 0

At Explorer’s Corner, we don’t shy away from getting out there and possibly encountering a bear on the ground while taking proper safety precautions…Some people call it being “one with nature,” but we call

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