Leesa Jones, Author at Washington Daily News

Columns

The music that influenced my neighborhood

I am re-sharing one of the most requested columns I have written.  Enjoy! I really enjoyed the recent PBS program ‘American Masters’ featuring the legendary ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, August 8, 2022 8:23 pm

Columns

Easy like Sunday morning

On Sunday morning before Milt and I started our vacation, we stopped by the Washington Waterfront Underground Railroad Museum to do a little work.  After ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, August 1, 2022 2:38 pm

Columns

The history of old Washington theaters

The last few weeks before school opening meant big changes for my waning summer routine. One of the things I would miss most was Saturday ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, July 25, 2022 4:59 pm

Columns

Beautiful town, beautiful people

Over the past few weeks, I’ve had wonderful conversations with people about how wonderful Washington looks these days, and how ordinary people are doing extraordinary things to ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, July 18, 2022 4:49 pm

Columns

Know your town the way it was

I have received so many requests from readers of my column locally, some from all over North Carolina, and quite a few from Washington Daily ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Tuesday, July 12, 2022 7:40 am

Columns

Stories brought forth on the Fourth

I hope everyone enjoyed a safe, healthy July 4th holiday.  It amazing how celebrating holidays can bring back a treasure trove of childhood memories. I ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, July 4, 2022 2:32 pm

Columns

A river of gratitude

I am a public speaker, I am a minister, so I preach, and I do podcasts and radio and television interviews, so I am never at ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, June 20, 2022 8:29 pm

Columns

The color of beautiful inclusiveness

Saturday June 18, Washington. like so many other cities and towns across the nation, will celebrate the first federal holiday recognizing Juneteenth.  Juneteenth commemorates the ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, June 13, 2022 6:20 pm

Columns

Juneteenth and Washington’s Freedom Day

On Monday, June 20th, America will celebrate its newest Federal holiday, Juneteenth. Juneteenth also known as ‘Emancipation Day,’ Freedom Day, Black Independence Day or Jubilee ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, June 6, 2022 5:44 pm

Columns

The cool, the coy and the Chicken Coop

People in Washington are so cool. Cool as defined as being in a state of mind, or being what people admire or see as good. I ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, May 30, 2022 4:37 pm

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