Independence is great, thinks volunteer Jenn, but it’s okay to ask for support, too. “Vulnerability is not weakness, and human beings were not made to survive, or thrive, alone.”
Courtney thinks about the dangers of over-thinking her life in Nome.
Francesca shares her trials of mid-winter at KNOM with grueling work hours and limited sunlight to boot, but finds and shares her inspiration to push on.
Caitlin reflects on what it means to be still.
Rounding out half a year at KNOM, volunteer Jenn returns from travels with a deeper appreciation for life in Nome.
Courtney shares her thoughts, and pictures, on winter sunrises in Nome.
Francesca rhymes her resolutions for the next half year in Nome.
Caitlin wonders if she’ll ever get a good picture of the northern lights.
“It couldn’t have happened overnight, but at some point I realized that I’m working in a place I now consider a home,” says volunteer Jenn.
As the ravens move into town for the winter, Courtney thinks about the many pictures we paint of the infamous black birds.