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No Card In Camera

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.

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Go Team!

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.

With the ice and snow melted, this is what a "walk" to the post office looks like

North, South, Reverse, Reverse

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?”

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Glad Tidings

Well, we’ve caught up with each other, us volunteers. We’ve been reading aloud our autobiographies to one another, and slowly those stories have begun to merge and…

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Born Free

Walking home Saturday night, my boots, which for the past three weeks have slipped across the road, now meet traction. The powdery snow, after weeks of…

Last weekend Em and I went sledding on Anvil Mountain

Take that, SAD

It’s a dark, cold season in Alaska, but Tara says there are lots of ways to keep cheery: from Latin dance classes and yoga to multivitamins and time with the “sunbox.”