After explanations fall short, Laura hosts her first visitor and appreciates how showing someone life in Nome is so much better than telling.
Savoonga’s second whale of the season draws Emily out to an island that she never thought she’d get the chance to visit.
Mitch reflects on the return of sunlight, the passing of time, and the Iditarod.
Maddie gets into the race season groove.
Laura goes home for a visit and enjoys the time to unwind.
Emily looks back on her recent travels to Stebbins and Koyuk, where people shared their stories with her and even sent her home with some frozen fish.
Mitch ponders doing the dishes.
Maddie documents the changes in her life since her recent trip to Anchorage.
Margaret’s back in Nome, and amid her re-acclimation to town, she’s delving into a new hobby: skiing.
Prompted by Maddie’s birthday, Emily reflects on the age differences between her fellow volunteers.