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Levels of Uncertainty

Levels of Uncertainty

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 1, 2011 6

“I’ll never, ever go on a field trip again,” wailed the little boy ahead of me. It was in the afternoon on one of those golden fall days in Wisconsin when the trees splash

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Top Adventure Job of 2010

Top Adventure Job of 2010

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 18, 2011 4

Winter, along with the start of a brand-new year, tends to put us in a reflective mood. I guess that’s why the January issues of many magazines are now full of “best of” lists

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Eating Goose Eggs and Other Culinary Adventures

Eating Goose Eggs and Other Culinary Adventures

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 13, 2010 6

The statistics regarding a worldwide climate trend toward global warming and the resultant loss of biodiversity are alarming—and attention getting, to say the least. Most of us have heard the often-quoted statement that the

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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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