Francesca reflects on the changing of yet another season.
Caitlin welcomes back the spring sun with open arms
“It doesn’t happen all at once,” said the Skin Horse. “You become. It takes a long time.”
Jenn muses on the great journey of “becoming” as spring springs in a slushy Nome.
Courtney talks about the work at the station and in the community that is keeping her busy this month.
The sunlight is back and Kristin has taken full advantage of it with sea ice skiventures.
Caitlin looks back on the unique experience of volunteer living.
In the midst of a spring storm, Courtney reflects on what “normal” means.
Being here for just a short year has Kristin thinking about what it means to be part of Nome’s “transient” population.
“Iditarod is everything,” says Jenn. “It is all-consuming, life-giving, spirit-rejuvenating insanity…and I only wish it could last forever.”
As recruitment for 2015-2016 KNOM volunteers continues, Caitlin remembers her own application process.