Archive: John Kelly's Picks

Winner: Two Washingtonians

by Emilie Karrick Surrusco Jewel Hall is my neighbor. Our rowhouses are separated by the two walls of the house in between. Oftentimes, Jewel and I will spend an hour trading neighborhood gossip or talking about our kids. We both...

By washingtonpost.com editors | January 27, 2009; 05:00 AM ET | Comments (24)

A Place to Call Home

by Kristin Stadum "Where are you from?" he asks, this friend of a friend. "Originally or currently?" He screws up his face. "Ohio," I say, "but I've lived here for almost a decade. . . . When can I say...

By washingtonpost.com editors | January 26, 2009; 09:01 AM ET | Comments (5)

Why I Love My Hometown

by Renee Sklarew Living in the nation's capital feels like sharing an apartment with a daunting giant who rules the world, while we, his roommates, go about our business. We live in the shadow of power. While some of our...

By washingtonpost.com editors | January 26, 2009; 09:01 AM ET | Comments (4)

'A Window Into Who We Are'

by Tina Fitzgerald Parks Last summer I got married, and my husband and I honeymooned in Bora Bora. Surrounded by honeymooners from all over the globe, the first question we were always asked was, "Where are you from?" to which...

By washingtonpost.com editors | January 26, 2009; 09:01 AM ET | Comments (7)

 
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