Tag: Martha Woodroof

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A tribute to our Elderly Aunt

Dear Readers, Martha Woodroof was our Elderly Aunt. But she will always be so much more.

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‘Never miss a deadline’ and other lessons from Martha Woodroof

When I was reporting regularly for WMRA, where Martha worked for many years, she and I would occasionally meet for lunch and talk shop. During one of these times, I confessed to her that I was supposed to have filed a story that morning but still wasn’t quite done. I hadn’t thought it was a terribly big deal until she cut me down to size.

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‘What else can we do enliven ourselves and not just cope?’

Old age. Many spend life dreading it, fearing it and even fighting it. But maybe that’s the wrong approach. A collection of essays released this year argues that the later season of life can be as — or more — fulfilling and meaningful as other points.

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