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April 2012

Door County, Wisconsin
Blog, Headlines

THOUGHTS OF HOME

As I was cranking away on deadline yesterday, I got a Facebook friend request from a man I’ve never met. This New York City actor and comedian is an alum of The Second City and the New Actors Workshop, and he’d just found and read an article I wrote years ago about his mentor: Paul Sills, the celebrated director and improvisation teacher who served as the original director of The Second City in Chicago.

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Photo courtesy of Karla Lindgren Wotruba.
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OUT OF BOUNDS: THE BOUNDARY WATERS CANOE AREA WILDERNESS

If you’re a Great Lakes trailer boater, or any Midwesterner with a bent for watersports and the great outdoors, chances are you are familiar with Up North — that vast country stretching from northern Minnesota, across Wisconsin and Michigan, to eastern Ontario. Like a magnet, it draws the region’s population into its embrace throughout the summer months, the fall color season, during holidays and on snowy winter weekends.

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