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Life in Nome

Posts about general life in Western Alaska

In the process of writing this blog, I realized I don't actually have a picture of my entire family together, but we'll work on that. For now, a smattering of the people I love.

Where (Do?) we settle?

With the holidays approaching, volunteer Jenn says, “I’m thinking of all the tables around which will sit all the people I love: here, near, north, south, internationally, in memory.

Let's be honest, though. My belief that I am a character in a fairytale is made plausible by moments like this...it's too much unworldly beauty to not be fiction!

A Few Notes on Living

“What is this year going to mean?” volunteer Jenn asks. “Who are we going to be next year when the days start to grow longer again, when the icy, liquid-metal sea melts back to blue?”