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On Earth, Unshod!
Touching, and being touched, by our planet's welcoming skin. By Amber Massie-Blomfield.
Ballsing it out on the edge of a Precipice
A freestyle adventure tale, 'The Ewe Stone' . . . a mountaineer's solo climb goes seriously strange. By Mark Goodwin.
What Might Have Been: Reflections on 1970s Afghanistan
The tragic case study of Afghanistan before blowback. By Chris Lowry.
"One touch of nature makes the whole world kin"
"The woman looked up at me and said, in some kind of broken English, 'Did you see it? Was it …?'" A vacation report by Fred Fiske.
A Reflection on Hiroshima
68 years on, CC O'Hanlon reflects on life in the city today.
Why women doing special projects still matters
An all-female crew rides out some heavy weather across the Atlantic to gather new data on ocean pollution. By Herbert Wright.
Panning for psychic gold in rituals
How altered states — combined with the thoughtful arrangement of space, time and intention — can enhance mental health and healing. By Ralph Metzner.
FROM AN ARTIST’S NOTEBOOK: Theatre & The Meaning of Ecstasy
An actor’s memoir of ascending into the state "that is the best that art can give." By Richard Squires.
High in the Andes
Taking an anti-Drug War play to Bolivia. By James McEnteer.
Confessions of an Obituary Aficionada
The fine art of biography-after-the-fact. By Chellis Glendinning.
'Tis the season to be untraditional!
A wild cross-cultural feast by private chef Laura Pope, who goes trad with turkey then veers deliciously off into Christmas anarchy.
Silvered Winter: Great Hill, New York City
A landscape is never more quietly intimate with us than in the light-spell of winter fog. By Whitney Smith.
The sea inside us
Look what the surf brought in . . . poems by Matthew Clegg, Andrew Greig, Yahia Lababidi, Lynne Rees and R. S. Thomas.
Official journal of the Society for the Preservation of Wild Culture