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From the Editor: Traveling during pandemic is a trip

 

August 14, 2020

Jack Slater

Writer Jana Peterson was on the receiving end of a Covid-19 test this month after a trip west.

As I headed off on a 2,000-mile road trip with my daughter two weeks ago, I was distinctly aware of the insanity of our venture.

We were leaving the relative safety - in terms of coronavirus - of northern Minnesota to drive to California, a pandemic hotspot.

But Franny needed to get back to college in Tucson (another hotspot), and this was her first time driving to school in a car that sometimes burns oil. And we went via California so we could visit family.

The trip was pretty great, I won't lie. We camped in the Canyonlands in Utah, where we watched a storm roll in across the mountains an...



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