Archives for: August 3rd, 2017

A Whistle That Touches My Heart: John Heine

Written by on August 3, 2017

Name: John Heine Home: Springfield, VA Job: Retired communications professional John’s Whistle: The best carrot cake in the world How I Know John: From 1997 to 2001, I was the head of public affairs at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. John Heine was my deputy. Whistle in Action: John Heine’s carrot cake is famous. […]

Life Lessons Lip-Learned

Written by on July 26, 2017

The genius artist-sculptor Michelangelo, when asked about one of his greatest works, said he didn’t create, he revealed. Within the twenty-foot tall block of marble that other sculptors had rejected, Michelangelo envisioned David, the giant slayer. It was Michelangelo’s job to set the stone-clad captive free. Several years ago for my fiftieth birthday, my wife […]