About Me

Hi and welcome!

When I started this blog, it took me a couple of months to come up with a name and finally, “Unmeasured Journeys” came to mind.

Seems like we’re all on a journey to somewhere and I love how the word unmeasured sounds so freeing.

Even though I have my feet planted in my Iowa roots, I’m a a bit of a gypsy soul, too.

Thanks for joining me as I share pictures and ramble on about life and such things.

Jessica 

 

78 thoughts on “About Me

  1. Jess – there’s something so special about being a small town girl… I am one and with an old soul too! You my dear have a true gift to be able to find the best in any circumstance and the ability to shed light on things to make one think hard about where we’ve come from and where we’re going. But most importantly, what we do along the way is what really counts and I love how you bring that into total perspective! You are truly a blessing to many. I can’t wait to follow along with you as you share your gift on this unmeasured journey with endless possibilities that you’re on.

    -Elizabeth

    “Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.” 1 Peter 4:10

    • Thank you so much Elizabeth! You certainly have a way with words yourself! I truly appreciate each of those kind things you said! Here’s to small towns and old souls! Glad you’re here!

  2. Love it Jess…, Now this is the kind of reading that i can relate to, down home stuff just like i would some day love to write, maybe you will understand the way I feel, where I was raised here in Florida we only had dirt roads the kind that you.could leave your foot print in every step you took and it the rain did not wash them away, I bet they are still there.. Good luck and someday you might be real famous..

    • I hope you start writing soon. You certainly have a way with writing. Made me imagine I was standing on one of those old dirt roads in Florida looking at your foot prints from when you were a kid.

      Since you, my parents, and some other kind souls already like my writing, I feel quite famous already. Thank you for your kind words. I really appreciate them.

  3. You have great photos, and I like how you zoom in to capture your images. Really nice site, and thanks for the follow as well. :)

    • Oh my, thank you SO much for your kind words! That means a lot to me! I really do love close ups. Seems to bring a different perspective sometimes.

      I love your post called Rhythm of Color, those close ups and gorgeous pink flowers. I just have to tell you, I am loving your site! The thing about history is, we can all usually relate in some way or another, but I love how you really bring it to life with the old photographs and letters. I’m so grateful that I stumbled across your site. :)

      • Thank you right back!! :) I am completely overwhelmed. Last night I found letters written 127 years ago, written by my great great grandparents to their parents. They are copies, but priceless to what I am doing. I just shake my head…since others writing family history would kill for a collection like this. All I can say is Onward! and hope my children like what I am doing. Keep up those great photos. I’ll be watching. Happy New Year!

        • 127 years? That’s amazing. I read a story recently about throwing away sentimental letters and cards. It made me cringe just thinking about it! Not me, I’m a keeper of such things.What I love best is that our loved ones live on through stories, photos, and their letters. What a gift!

          Lucky kids! :)

    • Wow!!! What an amazing surprise! Thank you for your sweet words!

      I found your blog on Weird Guy With A Dog and I could not figure out how to “follow” your blog. :) I’m SO EXCITED to see you here! Thank you for following my blog, now I can follow yours. Ha!

      Love what you said on his blog about enjoying your kids. We have something in common! :)

      Welcome! So glad you’re here!

  4. Hello. I came across your blog from the comment you left on Miriams post and I must say I am glad I did :) Love the different roads of ramblings and I like your blog title a LOT <3 Unmeasured Journeys. So much depth :) Looking forward to welcome you to my little corner in the world of blogosphere as well :) Cheers and Warmest Wishes,Minaxi

    • Oh my goodness! Welcome! And, thank you so very much! It took me forever to come up with a blog title because everything I loved was taken. Then, suddenly Unmeasured came front and center!

      I’m sooooo glad that you checked out my blog. I can’t wait to see yours! I just love Miriam’s writing, and she’s so nice. Thank you for reading my stories. I truly do appreciate it! :)

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  6. “Unmeasured” is the perfect term for your blog. I always want to keep reminding myself that it is all about the journey and not the destination.
    It is wonderful to meet you Jessica.
    Blessings,
    Dajena :)

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