Kelly Hartog

Photo by Christine Hawes

Max Said Yes

The destination that Joni Mitchell sings about in this Woodstock anthem was owned by a nice Jewish farmer, Max Yasgur, who in August 1969 famously allowed half a million people to camp out on his land in Bethel, N.Y.

Man?s Best Friend: Jake Berkowitz, a 22-year-old musher, recently competed in the 2009 Iditarod Trail Dog Sled Race in Alaska.

Call of the Wild

On March 7, 22-year-old Jake Berkowitz set out from Anchorage, Alaska, on the 2009 Iditarod Trail Dog Sled Race, with 16 dogs and a steely resolve. Twelve days later, he triumphantly crossed the finish line in Nome.