chapter  4
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Sensuous Scholarship

In 2008, my wife Michele and I (Dennis) conducted an ethnography oncanoe travel in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (Waskul and Waskul 2009). At the conclusion of the trip we reflected on a number of things-not the least of which was confronting our own stench after paddling and portaging many miles on a hot summer day-as captured in the paragraphs below.