Lee Woodruff

SPEAKER – AUTHOR – MEDIA TRAINER

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November 2011

Family

It’s All In The Knife

Our new contributor for Thanksgiving, my sis Nancy! My brother in law Bob likes to take a perfectly good piece of meat and transform it into something other than what it was meant to be. He hacks it into unappetizing “cave man-esque” slabs. Bob averages about four servings per thirteen pound roast. I watched him deface my main course in this  ...

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Family

Thanksgiving Gratitude

Thanksgiving always seems to sneak up on us, sandwiched in between Halloween and Christmas it sometimes gets short shrift.  But there was a time, when I was a kid, that holiday songs weren’t background music for trick or treating.  Thanksgiving was a stand-alone holiday, a truly secular day to reflect on our country’s origins and  ...

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Family

WHO WILL CARE FOR THE CAREGIVER?

On April 19, 2005, Debbie Schulz of Friendswood, Texas, got the call every parent of a service member in Iraq and Afghanistan dreads.  Her child had been wounded.  When she hung up the phone, in shock, all she knew was that her son was considered to be “VSI”, an acronym that she would later learn meant: “very seriously  ...

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My Levis Cords

Anyone who came of age in the 70’s has dealt with the painful reckoning of their yearbook photo, or really ANY photograph from that time.  Hands down, it was the most hideous fashion decade of the last millennium, with the possible exception of being a man in the Court of Versailles or during the Victorian bathing era.        ...

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