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Adventure Safety

Imagine you have a dog. You love your dog. His name is Mittens. You are walking down the street with Mittens when, suddenly, you encounter a huge herd of muskox. But wait, there’s more! There’s mama muskox, papa muskox, and even a little baby muskox (aww… baby muskox) and your dog is barking waaay to…

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Final Currents.

Now my life is sweet like cinnamon Like a dream I’m living in Baby love me cause I’m playing on the radio How do you like me now? Radio – Lana Del Rey I have already written this blog one hundred times over in my mind. Many nights have been spent crafting what it was…

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A Warm Hello.

Bethel is known for its taxi services.  In fact, the city is estimated to have one cab for every 84 individuals. Yet I stood in the blowing snow on Thursday morning outside of the Bethel airport and could not for the life of me figure out how the Taxi system worked in Bethel.  Despite my…

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The Few, The Proud, The Spotters

Future KNOM Volunteer, What did you do this week? Do you perhaps wish you were doing something else, something most people don’t ever get to do? Like gather updates to report on the Iditarod Sled Dog Race, the famous 1,000 mile run across Alaska that finishes in Nome? Or perhaps you’d rather be waiting on…

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A Cheechako’s Guide To Looking Cool.

Milan, New York, Paris, Nome – all capitals of fashion in the consumer driven world we live in.  With Nome’s meager population soon about to burst with tourists and photographers from all over the world who will be attending Iditarod, I thought I’d use my blog power to prepare any of you who might not…

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Oh, the Games We Play…

    It’s no secret that I’m a gamer. Even my KNOM profile features me playing “Ticket To Ride – Europe” – (which has become known as “The Train Game” in the Volunteer House) – it’s one of my favorite pickup-and-play board games, since it is strategic and fun with pretty much any number of players.…

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Hindsight

With the dawn of a new year upon us, I have been reflecting upon being halfway through my volunteer year here at KNOM.  I came across this little diary entry recently and thought it summed up my arrival to rainy Nome, Alaska quite well! What an adventure it has been so far. I’ve grown so…

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Audio Theatre 101 – Producing the Christmas Play

This post may contain spoilers from the 2012 Christmas Play – Elements of Christmas. If you haven’t listened to it yet, listen to it here: Ahh, the sounds of a radio play. Or, as more and more people listen to audio from the web, just an “Audio Play.” Or “Audio Theatre,” if you want to…

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Whimsical Weather

I’m just going to come out and say it. Last week I launched a giant weather balloon miles into the sky and it was one of the coolest experiences of my life.  There.  Now that I have it off my chest,  I can begin to go into a little more detail about the weather adventure…

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Outsiders in Nome.

It was a strange feeling being in the shoes of the person who acts as a tour guide of Nome.  After all, it wasn’t that long ago that former volunteer, Matt, was walking me down the streets of Nome showing me the Subway, post office, and Nome’s unofficial mascot, Velvet Eyes the pet reindeer.   …

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