Francesca explores her obsession with a rare winter commodity: Sunlight.
“It’s inevitable that during this volunteer experience we grow into new versions of ourselves,” Caitlin says.
Francesca reflects on past lives, paradise, and confronting her “character flaws.”
Caitlin longingly gazes out her window and reflects on the first snow of the season.
“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?”
Despite a whole list of worries and fears, Kristin continues to adventure here in Nome and learns what it really means to be “brave”.
Francesca reflects on the beauty — and brevity — of fall in Western Alaska.
Caitlin seeks familiarity in a strange place — and finds more connections than expected.
183, to be exact. At least, those are all the miles volunteer Jenn has driven since arriving in Nome—this town with three roads out and no roads in.
While dealing with a recent loss, volunteer Kristin reflects on what it means to be home.