Lee Woodruff

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May Book Marks

The month of May is chock-a-block with good things.  Mothers Day… OK, I lied, I’m not a fan of this manufactured day of worship. Every single day should be mother’s day in my book.  What’s this once a year malarkey? About this time in May there’s usually a hint of sunscreen in the air.  It’s the official kick-off to outdoor grill season and you can  ...

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April Book Marks

If T.S. Eliot is right, and April is the cruelest month, it’s also true that April showers are finally bringing May flowers. And therefore, this month’s indie book store pick is Rainy Day Books in Kansas City (rainydaybooks.com). Rainy Day has long been one of the country’s premiere independent bookstores, a must-stop for any author. If you want to know  ...

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March Book Marks

As I write, March is still acting like a lion. There is not one lamb-like quality about the weather right now in the northeast.  But I can smell spring.  Yes, it’s muddy, earthy and cold, but snowdrops are popping up with their little white blossoms and there’s a certain exuberant bird song…hang in there. This month I’m featuring Vero Beach Book  ...

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February Book Marks

On the East coast, the end of February always feels like we’ve passed the hump and broken the ugly spine of winter.  So how better to honor my last ever school winter break than to take off for more winter in Sun Valley, Idaho?  But the truth is, winter just feels different out West.  Wait an hour and the snow squall becomes a cobalt blue sky.  The  ...

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The Shell Answer Man

Who remembers the Shell Answer Man? Shell Answer Man 1978 When I was growing up, the Shell Corporation ran a series of TV commercials that lasted for almost three decades.  In each one, the immaculately dressed Shell Answer Man offered handy dandy tips about cars and driving. Boy, back in the day, that man was an automotive authority, an icon on par  ...

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