“If you live in Nome, you always have a song in your head,” Lauren observes. She and volunteers Davis, Karen, and Tyler recall the 2016 folk fest in their latest audioblog episode.
“The feeling getting off the plane, bathed in pre-solstice midnight sun, is most closely relatable to the feeling one has at the peak of a rollercoaster. It’s fear, excitement, elation, and a complete willingness to plunge into the unknown,” Tyler says.
In her final audio blog post, Emily is in the “hot seat” in Studio C. “You were all so kind,” she says. “I will be forever grateful.”
“I’ll never be able to repay the kindness I received in this place. But I’ll try,” Mitch says in his final audio blog.
Maddie tries to find the words to say goodbye.
In her final blog post (and first audio entry), Laura takes on the impossible task of saying goodbye to Nome.
For this week’s audioblog, Mitch interviews Emily about snakes, sun guilt, fainting couches, and the goodbyes that loom in the all too near future.
Maddie makes it her goal to spend as much time as possible outside with the changing seasons.
Laura looks ahead to the upcoming fishing season and the transitions spring will bring.
With her time at KNOM coming quickly to a close, Emily takes to the mountains to clear her mind.