Leesa Jones, Author at Washington Daily News

Columns

What’s love got to do with it?

As I sat in Spring Garden Baptist Church listening to our beloved Pastor Aaron Lewis share God’s word with the congregation about loving people, he ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, February 19, 2024 4:01 pm

Columns

My funny Valentine

I am on assignment this week taking the history of Washington’s involvement in the Underground Railroad across the state. So, I am re-sharing one of ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, February 12, 2024 5:28 pm

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The one-armed bandit and a gumball machine

Super Bowl LV111 (58) is next Sunday, and my family members who are Philadelphia Eagles fans, are probably not only bemoaning that their beloved Eagles ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, February 5, 2024 3:59 pm

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Officer Garson McLeod was my superhero

I am so grateful for the wonderful comments I receive about this column, especially from readers who want to know more about me growing up ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, January 29, 2024 5:00 pm

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Good memories and good neighbors

As I sat by my favorite window looking out into the backyard during my devotion time, I enjoyed watching baby birds and a cardinal eating ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Tuesday, January 23, 2024 7:24 am

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MLK Day shows the power of a dream

On Monday, January 15, our nation observed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in honor of and to celebrate the civil rights leader’s life and ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, January 15, 2024 4:42 pm

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When old memories lead to new discoveries

I have been enjoying the holidays travelling and visiting with friends and family, so I am sharing a repost of one of my most requested ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, January 8, 2024 4:59 pm

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Traditions, traditions, traditions

I hope you and your family enjoyed a warm, loving and peace filled Christmas. And now as we look to a brand new year on ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, December 25, 2023 5:16 pm

Columns

O Holy Night is a family favorite

I wanted to share my family’s most precious and beloved Christmas carol with you. I grew up hearing Andy Williams singing this song on his NBC television show ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, December 18, 2023 4:00 pm

Columns

The lessons of love from a fruit cake

One of my favorite parts of the Christmas season is the gift of a homemade fruit cake from Milton’s cousin, Emma Gerald.  Emma makes the ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, December 11, 2023 4:14 pm

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