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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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02 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 2/12/13 On Living the Life You Imagined and A Little TRIP Announcement

Be bold enough to use your voice, brave enough to listen to your heart, and strong enough to live the life you imagined!

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13 November 2013 ~ 8 Comments

Dear Dad: It’s Been Two Months, I’m Working On A Yacht Like I Promised You, Oh Yeah, And I’m Turning 31!

Dear Dad, Well, I’m not gonna lie to you, this has NOT been an easy two months. Remember that girl that never cried, that didn’t even know true sadness, well she has certainly battled through and has come along way. While I still don’t understand it and I’ll never be ok with not having you around, I am coming to accept it (yes of course against my will.)   But even through the sleepless nights, the tear stained pillows and Read more…

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13 October 2013 ~ 6 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 14/10/13 On Doing “It” Before YOU Are Ready and My Next Numinous Experience

Sometimes we ALL need a kick in the pants to get on with doing the things we’ve been putting off until ‘one day’ or until ‘we’re ready.‘  Sorry friends, but with a healthy dose of reality lately, that ‘someday’ may never come. And when was the last time you felt 100% ‘READY’ to make a life changing decision? So I say, (yes think it over but then…) jump in the deep end, go with your gut instinct, DO WHAT YOU Read more…

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