A new start for a new year New Year’s celebrations have changed for Jilda and me. There were times in the past we spent New Year’s Eve wearing pointy hats, laughing, dancing, kissing and toasting the New Year.
Family, friends reflect on Elliott’s legacy It has been 50 years since Carl Elliott was a member of Congress and nearly 15 years since his death. Yet traces of his legacy can be found throughout the old 7th District.
Thoughts on character I spend the waning weeks of each year in reflection, and a topic that’s been on my mind this year is character. What’s interesting is that an old door triggered this line of thought.
A man named Elliott I never met Carl Elliott. I hadn’t even started high school when he died in 1999. So the feeling that he has been living with me for the past couple of months is a very strange one indeed.