Lee Woodruff

SPEAKER – AUTHOR – EXECUTIVE MEDIA TRAINER

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Blog Friends Life Stories

Glassybaby

Lung cancer.  That will stop a conversation.  More than any of the frightening medical diagnoses, that one seems extra ominous.  Someone utters the words “lung cancer” and I think of devastating, almost insurmountable odds.   At the age of 32, that’s what Lee Rhodes was told when she learned that her worrisome  ...

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Blog Family Life

WHAT MY MOTHER IN LAW TAUGHT ME

These are some of the things I know to be true about my mother-in law: She believed without a doubt that her four sons were perfect.  And even if they weren’t, she never said otherwise in public.     She taught me to set up the coffee maker in the evening so all you had to do was push a button in the morning. The definition of a  ...

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Blog Family Life

Digging in the Dirt

Most young children compete with their siblings for their parent’s affection. My sisters’ and my rivals, however, were my father’s plants.  He adored lush ferns and bright colors, lipstick red summer geraniums and the bold purple of miniature lobelia.  Our lawn was golf-course green and weed-free (and he was not above  ...

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FEVER BLISTERS AND EX BOYFRIENDS

Picture this:  I’m about to see my college boyfriend for the first time in 15 years.  I’m flying into his town for a book talk and will be staying at his house.  That’s right.  With his wife and kids.  He’s picking me up at the airport now and we’re triangulating where to meet via cell phone.   Background:   This isn’t some prom date kind of  ...

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