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This little igloo building definitely sticks out in Wales, but we photographed it so much that it felt very loved and appreciated.

You Become

“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.

Even on the rough days, it's hard to forget that we live in a beautiful place. Photo: Francesca Fenzi

Days Like This

Francesca shares her trials of mid-winter at KNOM with grueling work hours and limited sunlight to boot, but finds and shares her inspiration to push on.

A beach full of sea ice. Just one of many phenomena I couldn't have imagined seeing in person this time last year. Photo: Jenn Ruckel, KNOM.

The Six-Month Review

“It couldn’t have happened overnight, but at some point I realized that I’m working in a place I now consider a home,” says volunteer Jenn.

In the process of writing this blog, I realized I don't actually have a picture of my entire family together, but we'll work on that. For now, a smattering of the people I love.

Where (Do?) we settle?

With the holidays approaching, volunteer Jenn says, “I’m thinking of all the tables around which will sit all the people I love: here, near, north, south, internationally, in memory.

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