My Christmas Break

Well, I’m back! After a long and wonderful winter vacation, Tyler and I are safe in Newhalen. Although our break seemed busy with things to do and people to see, we feel rejuvenated and ready to start the second half of the school year. I can’t believe that we only have about four more months […]

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Instax Mini 8

For my 24th birthday, Tyler got me a Fujufilm Instax Mini 8! I’ve been admiring these little guys from shop windows for years now and am so happy to finally have one of my own! We journeyed to Busan’s beautiful Gamcheon Art Village to test out the camera. In honor of my birthday, we chose to use Candy […]

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Alaska Expectations

I’ve already discussed a little bit about why I’m excited to move to Alaska.  I’m 8 days away from leaving South Korea, 16 days away from arriving in Anchorage, and am constantly dreaming of what my new life in Newhalen will bring. Below, I’ve listed 5 things I hope to experience and gain during the […]

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Why Alaska?

Greetings to everyone interested in, curious about, or actually living and teaching in Alaska! My name is Natalie and it’s very nice to meet you. In August, my husband and I are going to be packing up and moving to Newhalen, Alaska. Now, when most people think of Alaska, they think igloos, sled races, moose, […]

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ALASKA MOVIE MARATHON

I just checked my calendar and found that I’ll be in Alaska in less than 50 days! Eek! To start mentally preparing ourselves, my husband and I have decided to have an Alaska movie marathon this weekend. 1. GRIZZY MAN – I saw this for the first time in high school and quickly became fascinated with the star […]

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