Martha Woodroof

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On The Spark:
Troy Lucas says coffee is much more than a crop; from growers to importers to roasters and consumers, it is a community. 

What would cause an author who’s already published 19 print books to release her 20th (about the Blue Ridge Tunnel) as an iBook? And what is the Blue Ridge Tunnel, anyway?  Charlottesville author Mary E. Lyons answers both those questions. 

He started an American-style school in Egypt and ran it for years. Next stop: Vietnam. He's in his 70's and is  starting another school in Ho Chi Minh City. 

The singer-songwriter talks about the life-changing use she once put her last $60 toward. Also she talks about her personal rule: that if something comes up in conversation or elsewhere three times, she has to check it out. Thus, she found Charlottesville.  She performs with the Avant Gardeners.

WMRA's popular longtime acoustic music host (and surprisingly shy person) Tina Owens finally agrees to talk about her own background.

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Martha Woodroof talks with Mark Saunders about his first novel.

Mark Kilby, owner of Luray Rescue Zoo, has lived with captive wild animals his entire life.

Bill Wellington is a storyteller, folk musician, songwriter, and dance caller who has entertained audiences throughout America for over twenty-five years.

Plan A for Lisa Neall and her husband George was to retire.