Julia Kelly

About me

I am a freelance writer and illustrator living near the four corners of Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona and a few days a week I get to teach Art to Native American and rural ranch kids at a 100 year old one room stone schoolhouse.

From my website

Ventura: Mission San Beunaventura...

                                                Now surrounded by downtown Ventura, Mission San Buenaventura, read its history here ...that actually includes such things as relocating nuns, earthquake, tidal waves and pirates, was built…

Channel Islands: Where They Left Prisoners and Other Isolated Critters

The next day we headed back out to sea, crossing the International Shipping Lane....and in the presence of dolphins again...to make our way to the largest of the Channel Islands, Santa Cruz, protected by the National Park Service and the Nature Conservancy. We gained access at Prisoner's Harbor, a locale…

The Channel Islands: Better Than Sea World...

From the west side of the Rocky Mountains to the West coast takes us fourteen hours of driving with a few In and Out Burger stops along the way... getting to Ventura Beach right before the sun was sinking below the water.A few days later, we moved farther west, this time by…

 
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