Lee Woodruff

SPEAKER – AUTHOR – EXECUTIVE MEDIA TRAINER

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September-October 2021 Book Marks

Autumn is a time of change, downshifting from the warm days of summer to cooler nights and shorter days. We’re never too old for change. Trying something new challenges us. It keeps us vital. The pandemic put many people at a crossroads, a pause that can also be a positive time to make change. Folks I know are finding themselves in the post-covid  ...

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Blog Family Stories

Summer Bribes

When I joined my DNA with my husband’s, there were many unanswered questions. Would my recessive blonde genes triumph over his green eyes and dark hair?  Would our kids inherit his more mathematical and logical mind?  Would his laid back attitude trump my more tightly wired list-making one?  No matter. Those were all things we had  ...

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Rainy Days and Teens

So here I am.  I'm at our lake house and its soggy.  I've said yes to my  kid that as part of his graduation present he can bring friends up here. Girls and boys.  Somehow we set a limit and somehow, in the effort not to hurt certain people's feelings, he exceeded that limit without checking with me. As the rain pours down and the TV blares with the  ...

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The Real Meaning of Memorial Day

I’ll start with a question. If someone risked his or her life for you, would you give him or her a dollar? That is what we are asking every American to do this Memorial Day in honor of the 1.65 million troops who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Memorial Day is supposed to be a time to reflect, to pay tribute to the troops, to step back and honor  ...

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Perfectly Imperfect is Here

So this is the week.  It's here.  My new solo effort book hits stores on Tuesday and it feels a bit like giving birth.  I'm waiting for my water to break or for the day of induction to roll along.   I'm excited that it has gotten good reviews so far-- that people have smiled, nodded their heads, laughed out loud and cried.  One of the greatest honors as  ...

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