Thanks for Coming!

Our weekend "BarnStorm" event in New York State's Catskill mountains went off beautifully. Thanks to all who came up for square dancing, films, barbecue, fireside and yoga storytelling, and who stuck around to watch the horse whisperer do his thing on Sunday morning. And to our partners at Narratively,, and The Kaaterskill!

Wherever you are, stay tuned for our next event. Our home base is New York City. But exploring other places is what we do.

(Photo: Erinn Springer.)


The Trial That Makes a Hamar Boy a Man

No 76

In parts of rural America, pranksters take part in a casual pastime known as ‘cow-tipping.’ It involves going out under cover of darkness, sometimes intoxicated, and knocking over sleeping cattle. The young Hamar men of Ethopia’s Omo Valley, near the Kenya border, have a means of proving themselves that might seem to be related. Every one of them must eventually...

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  • Photographer - Claudia Ioan
  • Text - Darrell Hartman

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