Archive | February, 2012

Pain Filled ‘Sign of the Time’

“Huh, what does that sign say?  What time is it?  How fast am I going?  What time bracket I am in?  OK, I can speed up.  Wait, the clock in car is five minutes fast so I am actually in different zone. I need to slow down.” With no school in session, the speed limit […]

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Two Essentials for Skiing – Pizza and French Fries??

Over the past 35 years, I have skied in all types of conditions, but nothing prepared me for navigating all the Pizza and French Fries on the slopes this past weekend. “Pizza, Pizza” shouted one Dad to his daughter.  Once she had slowed down, he followed with “French Fries” to have her speed up and […]

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Winners Don’t Glide

In 2008, it appeared Michael Phelps quest to beat Mark Spitz’ record of seven Olympic gold medals in one Olympics was over.  Four photos show how the last three meters of the 100M butterfly unfolded.  Phelps knew he was behind Milorad Cavic of Serbia and only a short stroke might deliver the win.  When the […]

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Moo .. Oink, Oink.. Aren’t All Farm Animals the same?

A Vermont police officer noticed a suspicious symbol while looking at the new 16-inch decal on the side of his police cruiser. One of the spots on the cow on the official state police crest looked like another farm animal.  No big deal, right? Wrong. The decals for the police cars are made by the […]

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‘The Few, The Proud …. The Nazi’s??’

One of the strongest Brands in the world is under fire. “Honor, courage and commitment are the values that guide us—Semper Fidelis is the motto that bonds us.  To guard our nation is to guard its principles, becoming not only an elite warrior, but also a noble one.” So what happens to this brand when […]

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‘Own It’ – Youth Soccer Team

In 2011, the coach of a girls youth soccer team was looking for a way to teach the girls not only soccer, but also life skills. Coach Francisco understands that youth sports are a great way to put kids in safe situations to teach them the life skills that adults have to use every day […]

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