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Julia Elliott

Articles by Julia Elliott


Cats and Cookies

It was meant to be. As I was settling down to write this letter focusing on this month’s cover story about the importance of simple joys, one of my own


Good Marksmanship

I think I’ve held a bow and arrow once in my whole life. It was at a nature camp I attended around fourth grade. I can’t remember if I was


Of Memories and the Memorable

“How happy is the blameless vestal’s lot!
The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind!
Each pray’r accepted, and each wish resign’d.”

I’d love to tell


Wicked Winter

I hate to say it, but the older I get, the more the cold weather gets to me. I’ve always prided myself as someone who appreciated all four seasons, and


Home for the Holidays

I’ve been traveling a lot lately. Toronto, Chicago, New York, Fort Lauderdale, all in the last couple of months. Inevitably the people I met – whether it was an Uber