John Kelly

ColumnistWashington, D.C.

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As Squirrel Week comes to an end, we focus on a special photo contest.

  • Apr 18, 2015

Borneo’s tufted ground squirrel has an impressive tail. But it’s the stories of its deer-killing teeth that are really amazing.

  • Apr 16, 2015

A rare and wondrous squirrel lurks in the forests of the Delmarva Peninsula.

  • Apr 15, 2015

Something furry in your attic? Who you gonna call? Squirrel busters!

  • Apr 14, 2015

In Wisconsin, a colony of squirrels produces animals much in demand for studies about such subjects as hibernation.

  • Apr 13, 2015

When darkness falls upon the wooded areas of the Washington region, so do these squirrels.

  • Apr 12, 2015

We kick off Squirrel Week with a behind-the-scenes look at the greatest squirrel film ever made.

  • Apr 11, 2015

The continuing misadventures of Leonore Hill, the terror of Friendship Heights.

  • Apr 8, 2015

Meet Mrs. Leonore Hill, the neighbor from hell — back in 1917.

  • Apr 7, 2015

From a tiny acorn grew the Merrifield Garden Center’s call-in cable TV show, which last aired Feb. 28.

  • Apr 6, 2015
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About
John Kelly writes "John Kelly's Washington," a daily look at Washington's less-famous side. Born in Washington, John started at The Post in 1989 as deputy editor in the Weekend section. Since then, he's edited Weekend, founded KidsPost and been a general assignment reporter in Metro. John is a graduate of Rockville High School and the University of Maryland and has done journalism fellowships at Harvard and Oxford. He once washed Julia Child's dirty dishes. In his spare time John plays drums in Washington's second-best Monkees cover band.
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