Newcastle 365: Week 1

Wow. It’s hard to believe I’ve been here for a week already. I’m starting to get the lay of the land, but I still feel

Rocky hill next to red, white, and blue windmill

Point of Rocks

Sometimes, the best adventures happen when you’ve been kidnapped. Well, okay. Not really kidnapped, but definitely held captive. Will, Jenny, and I had gone to

Dawson Cemetery

Dawson Cemetery

Jenny, Will, and I all had an afternoon off recently, so we decided to go for another grand adventure. We headed north toward Raton, but

Face of a brown and white goat

And Sometimes, Things Happen

Well, hello there. It has been a while, hasn’t it? Or maybe it hasn’t. Maybe you never read the previous incarnation of Jest Kept Secret.

Book Review: Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen

Lock and Key

Fact: I don’t read a lot of girl books. I don’t mind them–they’re just not what I usually read. So when I won a copy

The Blue Sword

Title: The Blue Sword Author: Robin McKinley Series: The Books of Damar Genre: Fantasy Thoughts: If I were a book and I had to pick

Hi! I’m Jess.

I’m a quirky Canadian-American who’s always ready for the next adventure. I always return my shopping carts to the cart corral, I fold gum wrappers into origami cranes, and I polish my nerd badge daily. I am passionate about helping women intentionally make space for the things that bring them true joy. Read more about me and my mission here.


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