Spring in Nome is unpredictable, bringing occasional sun or long periods of fog and snow. Daynee battles this year’s drab days by being proactive: attending community events and creating colorful sushi out of marshmallow candy. Oh yes.
“Nome can’t shake me yet,” Tara says. Even though she’ll be leaving KNOM after her service year, she’ll be staying in town – to “take a chance” on a unique, and throughly Alaskan, opportunity.
We at Chateau Vol Manor have been getting quite crafty these days. While I could say the increasing amounts of light cause us to rethink our…
As March cruises past us and April quickly approaches I can no longer pretend this isn’t happening: I have less than five months left at KNOM.…
Two weeks ago I was lying in bed, flicking around the internet. It was past midnight, and I was highly aware that I was a.) breaking…
Tara gets an amazing view of the Aurora Borealis, and forgets to put the memory card in her camera. Sometimes it’s just about the experience.
With no team allegiance, Emily and Tara join some Nomeites at a local bar & grill to take part in the Super Bowl watching. Emily realizes how common experiences connect us to those far away.
Snow, ice, and Zumba. Anna Rose learns 10 lessons (oddities?) from her first Nome winter.
Daynee reflects on how she ended up in Nome. Originally from Bolivia, it was a long journey to school in Washington D.C., and finally to volunteering for KNOM in Nome. “Why Alaska of all places?”
Tara shares a hobby she picked up in her last years of college. Practicing photography continues to motivate her to get out and explore. See some of her favorite shots from Nome so far.