Marilyn Jones

Marilyn Jones has been a journalist for more than 30 years and is currently a freelance feature writer specializing in travel. Her articles have appeared in major newspapers including the BostonGlobe, Akron Beacon Journal and Chicago Sun-Times as well as regional travel magazines.

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George Bush Library and Museum: A Glimpse into the Lives of a First Family

June 6, 2014 11:33 AM

The George Bush Library and Museum in College Station, TX offers visitors a chance to learn about the former president’s family and public life.

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Encore Showing of Postal Family’s Appearance On Family Feud

December 23, 2013 12:49 PM

A family of postal employees will be appearing again on the game show Family Feud on December 24, 25, and 26.

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Postal Family To Appear On ‘Family Feud’

October 20, 2013 5:05 PM

The Sanders family recently competed on the long running television game show Family Feud. But this family isn’t just connected by blood; they’re also postal family members.

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Remembering Those in Need

September 14, 2013 6:07 AM

Appalachian Outreach is a charity that has a program where donors can fill a shoe box with items to help needy families. The author describes the program and how you can help.

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Memorial Honors Special Operations Forces K9 Heroes

August 10, 2013 8:46 AM

The first memorial to Special Operations Forces (SOF) K9 soldiers killed in action was recently unveiled at the Airborne & Special Operations Museum in Fayetteville, NC.

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June 1, 2013 7:22 PM

The web site allows users to send and receive postcards from random places in the world.

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Just Give Me a Chance…

January 25, 2013 12:12 PM

Born without a hand, John Mullins never thought of himself as handicapped. Now he’s retiring from the Postal Service after an almost 40 year career.

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Are You Ready? The Holiday Mailing Season Is Upon Us

November 13, 2012 11:15 AM

The Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are quickly approaching. The author provides some tips for shipping packages via the Postal Service as well as the mailing deadlines to ensure your packages reach their recipients on time.

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The Harry S. Truman Little White House Welcomes Key West Visitors

November 10, 2012 8:36 AM

The Truman Little White House in Key West, FL is a historical building that was host to Harry S. Truman and five other U.S. presidents.

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South Dakota National Park Service Open Year Round

January 20, 2012 12:09 PM

Although the Black Hills of South Dakota are generally thought of as a Memorial Day through October vacation destination, several National Park Service sites are open all year including Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

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