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05 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 6/10/2014 on The Inward Journey

“You do not need to seek freedom in some distant land, for it exists within your own body, heart, mind, and soul. Illuminated emancipation, freedom, unalloyed and untainted bliss await you, but you must choose to embark on the inward Journey to discover it.” ~ BKS Iyengar, Light on Life   For those of us who caught the travel bug long ago, travelling to distant lands keeps our adventurous spirit alive! And while we may or may not be seeking Read more…

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29 September 2014 ~ 1 Comment

Inspiration For The Week: 29/09/14 On An Endlessly Changing Horizon

“…But in reality nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun. IF you want to get more out of life, you must lose your Read more…

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22 September 2014 ~ 1 Comment

Inspiration For the Week: 22/09/14 on Delicious Ambiguity

“ I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity. “

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17 September 2014 ~ 1 Comment

Dear Dad: It’s Been A Year Already…and My Shiny Distractions Explained

Dear Dad, Twelve months have gone by almost like a blur. Not a single day has gone by that I haven’t thought of you. In fact, I think more about you now than ever. I find myself wanting your advice, even needing it. Or to share one of my triumphs or silly stories with you, more than I ever did before. I miss you Dad, more than I thought possible. You know what the ignorant assholes tell you, they tell Read more…

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21 August 2014 ~ 2 Comments

Aaaaaaannnnnddd WE ARE BACK!!

Since early 2011, Journey with Jess Jones has been an ever evolving work in progress, however, it has taken me a drastic 5 months of zero posting, 3 in which I let the site become completely inactive, to realize that it was morphing into something that it wasn’t meant to be, something that wasn’t authentically me. You see, for one reason or another, almost immediately the blog was identified as a travel blog, and while an incredible community to be Read more…

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26 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 27/01/14 Australia Day Love

“I’ve been to cities that never close down, From New york to Rio, and old London town, But no matter how far or how wide I roam, I still call Australia home. I’m always travelin’, And I love being free, And so I keep leaving the sun and the sea, But my heart lies waiting – over the foam. I still call Australia HOME.” ~Says Anyone who has ever LIVED in Australia Oh Australia, you inspired my first travel, you Read more…

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07 January 2014 ~ 2 Comments

2013 In Review: A Particularly Humbling Year

Usually writing an end of the year wrap up is one of my favorite pieces to produce. Highlighting a the year that was, with slightly rose tinted glasses only remembering the best of the best and a sense of satisfaction. But this year my bright eyed, ‘glass half full’ approach has been shaken one too many times making it more difficult to see through this haze to draw on the year’s highlights. After a few hectic but heart warming days, Read more…

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29 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 30/12/13 On The Time Between Goals

“In between goals is a thing called life, that has to be lived and enjoyed.” ~Sid Caesar

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24 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Merry Christmas From Paradise Islands: My First Time in The Bahamas and Some Family Love

Easy to see why this is called Paradise Island! My eighth new country in 2013! Bring on more of the Bahamas! The world famous Atlantis Resort! A pretty nice start to my Christmas holiday! This year is quite different than last year when I made one of the best gut decisions of my life… I surprised my family for the first Christmas in 8 years and what I never could have imagined would be our last all together. Rest in Read more…

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22 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For the Week: 23/12/13 on The Ideal Relationship

“We all know the ideal relationship, too. It’s you that’s important. It’s me. I’m not your goal. You’re not mine. We’re here sharing a walk through this whole thing, everything I am, everything you are. We’re not aiming for the end of this walk. We don’t want this walk to end.” ~Michael Taylor, Mind Body Green

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