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John Kelly's Commons: November 16, 2008 - November 22, 2008

Weird Britannia: Thank God an Ocean Separates Us

Regular readers of this blog (hi, mom!) know that on Fridays we look across the Atlantic for BritNews Roundup, a collection of the wacky stories that pass for news in the United Kingdom. Occasionally as Wednesday and Thursday roll around...

By John Kelly  |  November 21, 2008; 9:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Tags: Britnews roundup  
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'It Feels Like Snow'

I headed out this morning to walk the dog and instantly thought, "It feels like snow." It was as cold as it's been the last few days but the sky was cloudy, not clear, and the air felt heavy,...

By John Kelly  |  November 20, 2008; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Tags: Charlie, musings, snow  
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A Bad Night's Sleep: Dodging Mattresses

All of us, I think it's safe to say, have our little obsessions, thoughts that come to us unbidden, burrow into our brains, then surface at the slightest provocation. If you ever saw that movie "La Bamba" you may recall...

By John Kelly  |  November 19, 2008; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Tags: driving  
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Ho, Ho, Ho: Is Christmas Coming Too Early?

I was surprised to run into Santa Claus at White Flint Mall the other day. I thought he usually didn't show up until around Thanksgiving, but he seemed to be getting an early start on things this year. Perhaps...

By John Kelly  |  November 18, 2008; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Tags: Christmas, polls  
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Fall Guise: Or, a Rake's Progress

Do you hear that? It's the telltale sign of autumn: a gas-powered leaf blower. Just gone 8 a.m. and a droning roar is filling the neighborhood, making me long for the relatively dulcet tones of a dentist's drill. Ooh,...

By John Kelly  |  November 17, 2008; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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