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Never say Goodbye - A Summer on the Camino de Santiago: part 5

This last July I walked the Camino de Santiago from France to Spain. I met a lot of different people, ended up in the hospital and eventually ended up in a series of airports trying to get back to the U.S. This is that story... See Part...Show More Summary

God Wants You Dead.- A Summer on the Camino de Santiago: Part 4

Over the summer of 2016 I walked across Spain. After 350 miles of walking I came down with an infection that landed me in the hospital. Looking back I realize that my time in the hospital was probably more of an adventure than anything I could have walked in those last few days. Show More Summary

It's a sign that we've all gone insane. A summer on the Camino de Santiago: Part 3

During the summer I walked the Camino de Santiago, a 500 mile century old pilgrimage across Spain. Each day I'd get up, shower, pack my gear and walk with endless thoughts in my head. Most days I would meet up with friends for breakfast, typically a Napolitana (Pain au Chocolat) and some Cafe con Leche. Show More Summary

Please check your RSS Feeds

Hi everyone, A bit of a technical matter I need to post. I will be divorcing one of the RSS feeds that is forwarded to this site, so if you'd like to continue to follow this blog be sure to do so by subscribing via this url and link: http://feeds.feedburner.com/livjones If...Show More Summary

Maybe a dog fight near a cheese farm is simply a dog fight near a cheese farm: A Summer on the Camino De Santiago Part 2

See Part 1: How to Find Happiness: A Summer on the Camino de Santiago Well, Jack, maybe a dog fight near a cheese farm is simply a dog fight near a cheese farm. Over the summer I walked from the south of France to the west-coast of Spain with only a backpack and some gumption. Show More Summary

How to Find Happiness: A Summer on the Camino de Santiago - Part 1

Over the summer I went to my graduation in Wales. In order to get home, I had to catch a flight a month later on the west coast of Spain. I caught a short flight from the U.K. to southern France, where I began my journey. Walking over the Pyrenees, across the border into Spain and 620 KM over the Basque country of Spain. Show More Summary

Lady and The Trump

"Dog, Fat, Pig, Disgusting Animal". -Donald Trump At 6:30 Am this morning I woke up with Trump in my head. Hillary's political adverts on our dystopic American future for women, should Trump win, has only increased my own self-hate. Rarely, just as many women, do I feel beautiful. Show More Summary

48 Hours in Hilton Head Island

Crashing #weddings, #German beer, naps on the beach, dolphins, and sun burn in places that I didn't know I could. It's exhausting being us.A photo posted by Liv Jones (@liv_adara) on Oct 1, 2016 at 4:32pm PDT The weekend getaway often becomes a monotonous reinterpretation of previous memories. Show More Summary

Dear Becky from Hillsdale Lake Greensboro,

The Legend of Billie Jean (Movie) - When do I get a body like Helen Slater?Hillsdale Lake is situated just off Battleground Avenue up Strawberry Road. It's a gorgeous lake on a quiet side road with a small pier and a tiny pavilion. Throw...Show More Summary

Purposeless, Jobs and Public Relations in North Carolina.

My zip code used to be a castle. I hit the submit button on the application for a job I don't really want. A horrible call-center in Greensboro not unlike the one I used to work at many years ago. Sylvestor Stallone's Rocky voice rolls through my head, "Did we ever really leave this place Adrian?". Show More Summary

Desegregation of North Carolina, 60 Years Later

Back to The Future Brown Versus The Board of Education was handed down May 17, 1954, now, some sixty plus years in the future the remnants of the court case that ended separate schools for blacks and whites still remain. In the small...Show More Summary

Love Valley, a North Carolina Ghost Town

After replacing the top on the Mustang from Kee Tops in Charlotte, we decided to take off to Love Valley, North Carolina. It's an old west themed town between Winston Salem and Statesville. Okay, you're thinking... this is the South, not Arizona. Show More Summary

Is Burlington's Wrightsocks the Wrong Socks?

Can I please get a pair of these?Let's talk about socks. I know, I know... you're thinking I've lost my mind. No, no I haven't. Something that I didn't know until a few weeks ago was that Burlington is home to a well recognized performance sock manufacturer called Wrightsock. Show More Summary

Winston Salem, A Foodie Wasteland?

Wasteland or Wonderland? That's the question. Last week I have a test for a government job in Winston Salem. Signing a non-disclosure agreement made me feel like I had entered the ranks of some super secret government organization. The real secret was where to eat? My go-to favorite in Winston was always TJ's Deli and their Sicilian sandwich. Show More Summary

A hidden, must try dessert from a spicy Greensboro cafe

Went for #Indian and this happened. Chocolate naan, I think I love you!A photo posted by Liv Jones (@liv_adara) on Jun 9, 2016 at 5:31pm PDT Honestly, I went out for Indian food yesterday after an intense craving for some cheese naan and discovered something amazing. Show More Summary

Totalitarian Trump

A few years back I wrote an article about the Tea Party and its totalitarian aspirations. Times change and my blogging has vastly moved on. Yet I still have this article sitting in one of my archives. I rarely write on political matters these days. Show More Summary

Paradoxical Lexington: Nick's Cheeseburgers in BBQ Land

So the weekly day trips continue in the Mustang. Ran across this video from WXII on a place in Lexington called Nick's: While Lexington may be known for BBQ, the idea of a Velveeta and chili cheeseburger made me think this was the perfect place for lunch the other day. Show More Summary

World's Best Cinnamon Roll in North Carolina?

Ren's grubbing on the breakfast of champions.Someone once told me that when you hit rock bottom that the only place you can go is up. Considering I hadn't had an American style biscuit in over a year, my diet reached a new level of fuck it a few days ago. Show More Summary

Best Damn Mexican Restaurant in North Carolina

A Regular Bull (shredded beef), smothered with sour cream and jalapenos +habanero salsa and I substituted the beans for rice.Chance turned 14 yesterday and with it we decided to take him out to dinner. "What would you like for your birthday dinner?", I asked after picking him up from school. Show More Summary

North Carolina's Craziest Best Buffet: Ye Ole Country Kitchen

When you get within about ten miles of this place, shut the GPS off and just follow the deep-fryerexhaust till you reach Ye Ole Country Kitchen While the kids were off in Mexico, we decided to get our grub on at a local buffet. What's...Show More Summary

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