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Let's be honest, though. My belief that I am a character in a fairytale is made plausible by moments like this...it's too much unworldly beauty to not be fiction!

A Few Notes on Living

“What is this year going to mean?” volunteer Jenn asks. “Who are we going to be next year when the days start to grow longer again, when the icy, liquid-metal sea melts back to blue?”

Things left to do: take more pictures, take more trips, eat more salmon.

Bucket List

Without understanding how, July is nearly over and Zach’s about a month away from leaving KNOM and Nome. With that in mind, he makes a list of things he’d still like to do.

Wilbur Cross High School Prom, 2006. A bygone era. The author stands on the far right, wearing an acrylic tie and pocket square.

Too Old For Prom

Zach pays a visit to the Unalakleet School Prom, at 25. Looking back on his own prom experiences, he decides there isn’t much of a difference between prom in the Lower 48 and that in Western Alaska.