Archive for February, 2010

Learn From Lysacek

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

I must admit that I never heard of Evan Lysacek prior to the 2010 Winter Olympic games and am not typically a fan of men’s figure skating. But Mr. Lysacek has caused me to do an abrupt about-face and take notice of his compelling story. Not so much because of the typical Olympic storyline of heroic athleticism, though he certainly has such a story. But because of what each of us can learn from his example of laser-like focus and determination. (more…)

Peace Of A Blizzard

Friday, February 12th, 2010

My little corner of the world, idyllic Lancaster, Pennsylvania, was the unlucky recipient of 46.5 inches of snow over the last week. Two blizzards in rapid succession demonstrated the unyielding power of a one-two sucker punch from mother nature. It is simply not reasonable to get whacked by two, two-foot snowfalls. That kind of thing happens in Minsk, or some barren frigid landscape inhabited only by penguins. Or so I thought. (more…)