Courtney finds herself less and less prone to take pictures as Nome feels more like home, and photo-worthy moments become the stuff of everyday life.
“I do not wander because I’m a fearless adventurer,” Kristin says. “I wander because I am lucky enough to have love that can sustain over time and distance.”
Francesca reflects on what it means to be a community reporter, and the professional imperative to “do no harm.”
Summer fun and plenty of important conversations are making for a busy, heavy, beautiful June.
“It was the last time the 2014-2015 volunteers would be alone in the house,” Caitlin realizes.
Kristin remembers her first Google impressions of Nome and reflects on how this town continually surprises her.
Francesca reflects on what it means to belong to a community — and the difficult decision to leave it.
Caitlin enjoys the last bits of snow trying out a new sport
After a trip to Kotzebue, volunteer Jenn says, “Returning to Nome is always my favorite part, as if each trip outward draws me closer inward.”
When you live in Alaska, does your own personal growth and change mimic the changes around you? Kristin seems to think so.