1. That small town feel
You miss the “everybody knows your name” feeling and pride in your community that everyone from the North Pole seems to have. Shopping local and supporting locally made/grown products was just part of living in the North Pole.
The PFD aka Permanent Fund Dividend, I mean money you just get for living in the state: yes, please! You planned on what you were going to do with the money all year long and looked forward to those PDF specials.