The Rev. Danny Fisher offered up this worthwhile read:
If nothing else, 2010 will undoubtedly be remembered as one of the more interesting years in terms of the growing awareness of Buddhism in the Western world. Among other things, Buddhism was a top Google search, PBS headlined a two-hour documentary feature entitled The Buddha, and Burmas socially engaged Buddhist heroine Aung San Suu Kyi graced the cover of Time Magazine. Within the Buddhist world itself, though, there were certainly many, many important goings-on that bear mentioning and remembering.