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Jersey Griggs

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About Me

Hi, I'm Jersey Griggs and I'm a freelance writer for hire. I specialize in travel and wellness, but I am not limited to these areas. 

I work with clients who need blog content, web content, landing pages, email marketing, copy for brochures, social media, and more.

 I create informative, relevant, and compelling content that captivates customers and generates leads.

You can head to my website to learn more about me and what I do.

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10 Crazy National Laws From Around the World

Laws enacted by government officials are supposed to keep citizens safe and countries in order. But what happens when some of these laws are completely crazy? From laws prohibiting the use of undergarments to laws about life after death, here’s a list of some of the craziest laws from around the world.

https://blog.traveltrivia.com/crazy-laws-from-around-the-world/

5 Insider Tips to Visiting Yellowstone in Winter

Have you been to Yellowstone National Park in the summertime? If so, you know it’s a popular place to be. Summertime in Yellowstone means good weather, longer days, and pleasant temperatures. On the flip side, it also means crowded campgrounds, congested roadways, and lots of people. In contrast, the winter months in Yellowstone are peaceful, uncrowded, and quiet. Plus, Yellowstone is just as beautiful, if not more so, under a fresh blanket of snow.

https://blog.chimani.com/2019/01/03/5-insider-tips-to-visiting-yellowstone-in-the-winter/

A Winter Solstice Ritual You Need to Know About

Located in the Northwestern part of New Mexico, there’s no denying that Aztec Ruins National Monument is a special place. But the name “Aztec Ruins” is a bit of a misnomer. Early white settlers to the region believed that the ruins had been populated by the Aztec people—the nearby town and the ruins were named “Aztec” as a result.

https://blog.chimani.com/2018/12/20/a-winter-solstice-ritual-you-need-to-know-about/

Introducing America's Newest Park: Camp Nelson

Five weeks ago, a new national park joined the ranks of our National Park Service system: Camp Nelson National Monument in Nicholasville, Kentucky. The park, located about 20 miles south of Lexington in Jessamine County, commemorates the African American soldiers who resided at Camp Nelson during the Civil War.

https://blog.chimani.com/2018/11/27/introducing-americas-newest-national-park-camp-nelson/

America's Parks Reveal a Different Kind of Thanksgiving

The day before Thanksgiving is a hectic day in America. Across the country, people are traveling, cooking, and making last minute trips to the grocery store. But as we busy ourselves preparing for tomorrow’s feast, we ought to take a moment of pause to ask ourselves—what does Thanksgiving mean to us? The answers are sure to be varied.

https://blog.chimani.com/2018/11/21/americas-parks-reveal-a-different-kind-of-thanksgiving/

3 Parks That Prove Why Your Vote Matters

In today’s current political climate, the midterm elections are as important as ever. And for national park advocates, voting can have an impact on the parks that we all enjoy. National parks receive millions of visitors each year, requiring funding that can be secured by candidates that support conservation. And it’s not just iconic national parks like Yosemite or Yellowstone that hang in the balance.

https://blog.chimani.com/2018/11/03/3-parks-that-prove-why-your-vote-matters/

3 Downeast Day Trips from Cobscook State Park

“Downeast” refers to the northernmost coastal region of Maine, extending from the mouth of the Penobscot River to border of Canada. The expression was passed down from old sailing terminology because sailing downwind was the only way for boats to reach this part of Maine.

https://www.roadtripsforfamilies.com/3-downeast-maine-day-trips-from-cobscook-bay-state-park/

Off the Beat Path in Acadia, Maine: Isle Au Haut

Every summer millions of tourists flock to Maine in search of rocky coastlines, sea breezes, and fresh lobster. Many of these visitors venture to Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island, a go-to destination for campers, hikers, and nature-lovers alike.

https://www.roadtripsforfamilies.com/off-the-beaten-path-isle-au-haut

Non Profit Copy Writing

Copywriting for 30 plus pages of web content

https://www.cultivatingcommunity.org/

5 Must-Have Essential Oils When You're Away From Home

I, myself, am an oxymoron—I love to travel to new places but I am also a total homebody. Whenever I leave home to go on a big trip, I am a bundle of excitement, anxiety, and nerves. Travel requires being able to go-with-the-flow, to expect the unexpected. At home, I am a planner who thrives on routine. My self-care rituals, my home-cooked meals, and my very comfortable bed are the tools I use to replenish myself. How will I cope without them in a strange land?

https://www.elephantjournal.com/now/5-must-have-essential-oils-when-youre-away-from-home/

4 Simple Ayurvedic Practices to Incorporate Into Your Daily Routine

Ayurveda, the traditional Indian medicinal system and yoga’s 5,000 year old sister science, is vast and complex, which can often make its practices daunting for newcomers. In actuality, several of Ayurveda’s traditions are simple and easy to attain. Read on to learn about 4 practices that are easy to incorporate into your daily routine and will likely yield positive results.

https://medium.com/@yogi.jerz/4-simple-ayurveda-practices-to-incorporate-into-your-daily-routine-cf64eec553c0

Slednecks Among Us

With the fall of the first heavy snow, sledheads around Montana heave sighs of relief, load their trailers, and gear up for another exciting snowmobiling season.

http://www.outsidebozeman.com/winter-2006-2007/slednecks-among-us

10 Things You Didn't Know About the U.S. National Parks

With national parks in all 50 states and several U.S. territories, the U.S. National Park Service is expansive. And while everyone knows about Old Faithful in Yellowstone or El Capitan in Yosemite, there is still a lot to discover about the U.S. national parks. From haunted caves to spa-like hot springs, here are 10 things you didn’t know about America’s national parks.

http://blog.thediscoverer.com/10-things-you-didnt-know-about-the-u-s-national-parks/

Rest Easy: Tips and tricks for a good night's sleep

A good night’s sleep is an indispensable component of health. Sleep deprivation has been linked to numerous health concerns including heart disease, stroke and diabetes, and lack of sleep can take a toll on a person’s emotional well-being. Creating a healthy nighttime routine is good preparation for achieving deep sleep. Read on to learn some tips to help you fall asleep, stay asleep, and awake refreshed.

https://thesunriseguide.com/rest-easy-tips-tricks-for-a-good-nights-sleep/

Warm-weather Parks You Need to Visit

Mid-January. It’s cold, it’s gray, and if you’re feeling down and out, you're not alone. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here at Chimani, we believe that planning a trip is the best way to escape those January blues. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the best warm-weather national parks this time of year. Read on and start packing...

https://blog.chimani.com/2019/01/17/warm-weather-parks-you-need-to-visit/

Top 5 Cruise Destinations for 2019

These days, cruises aren’t just warm-weather vacations for the retired (although, they can certainly still be that). As cruise ships continue to dock at sought-after destinations, more travelers are forgoing traditional trips and making plans to arrive by boat. And why not? Cruises are an ideal way to explore the world. Here’s a look ahead at the top five cruise destinations for 2019.

https://blog.cruiseon.com/the-top-5-cruise-destinations-for-2019/

5 Places You Need to Go Snorkeling Before You Die

Snorkeling is an easy and exciting way to explore the world’s magical underwater ecosystems. Whether you’re brand new to snorkeling or a bonafide expert, here are five places you need to go snorkeling before you die.

https://blog.seeqr.com/best-snorkeling-locations/

10 Wealthiest Zip Codes in the U.S>

Fascinated by the lifestyles of the rich and famous? Check out the 10 wealthiest zip codes in the U.S., according to Bloomberg’s latest analysis. Ranked in order of average annual income, and ranging from private islands to posh suburbs, you may be surprised by where the nation’s well-off choose to live

https://blog.traveltrivia.com/wealthiest-zip-codes-in-u-s/

The Ultimate Roadside Attraction Roadtrip

Who doesn’t love a road trip? Driving long distance conjures up a feeling of freedom, and usually comes with good music and a side of fries. But what really makes a road trip memorable are the stops you make along the way. Covering 4,000 miles and showcasing eight unforgettable roadside marvels, here’s your coast-to-coast guide to the ultimate roadside attraction road trip.

https://blog.thediscoverer.com/the-ultimate-roadside-attraction-roadtrip/

3 Beautiful Reasons I Fell in Love with St. Crix

I must admit—I have a soft spot for the Virgin Islands. My grandmother lived on the U.S. Virgin Island of St Croix for over 30 years. Whenever my family and I visited her, I was enchanted by the palm trees, the bright blue water, and the casual, Caribbean vibe that permeated the island. The last time I visited was in August 1995, a couple months after my grandmother had passed. My mother, father, sister, and I ventured down to the islands, a trip that was part family vacation, part family obli

https://blog.chimani.com/2019/01/31/3-beautiful-reasons-i-fell-in-love-with-st-croix/

Experience

Office Manager

I managed the small U.S. office of a large non-profit organization, based out of Indonesia.

Company: Putera Sampoerna Foundation

I worked there from 4/2012 until 10/2013

City Year Inc.

Working directly beneath the Senior Vice President of Human Resources, I administratively managed a department of 30 plus people.

Company: Manager of Projects and Operations

I worked there from 1/2014 until 1/2016

Office Manager

Lead administrator and manager for a small non-profit with an annual budget of 1 million and 30 plus employees.

Company: Cultivating Community

I worked there from 5/2015 until 7/2018

Hatha Yoga Teacher

I created tailored lesson plans for classes and private students, with a focus on breath, movement, and pranayama.

Company: Self-Employed

I worked there from 5/2015 until 7/2018

Writer

I write a bi-monthly blog for Chimani, the national park app.

Company: Chimani Inc

I worked there from 11/2017 until now

Writer

I write weekly articles for various travel blogs, including The Discoverer and Travel Trivia.

Company: Inbox Lab

I worked there from 11/2017 until now

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