John Kelly

ColumnistWashington, D.C.


Readers say old cars can get you where you want to go, even if it’s only in your imagination.

  • Apr 22, 2015

If you had handed me an ax I would have chopped the tree down myself. Then, an interesting development ...

  • Apr 21, 2015

Peel away some modern touches and there are still traces of the old days at Washington’s oldest operating theater.

  • Apr 20, 2015

COLUMN | Old cars stir up memories when you see them, making it hard to forget where you saw them.

  • Apr 19, 2015

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
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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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