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Monday, June 19, 2006

One of my idols when growing up was John Wooden, head basketball coach at UCLA. During his tenure, his teams won 10 college basketball championships in 12 years; at one time they won 89 straight games. This from the LA Times on Father's Day (in the USA):

In 1924, when John Wooden finished eighth grade, his father gave him a card. On one side was an inspirational verse by Rev. Henry van Dyke. On the other was a seven-point creed that included "Make each day your masterpiece," which Wooden later used in coaching

2 Comments:

Blogger Jinwoo IM said...

Wow! Great record!
"Make each day your masterpiece"
valuable phrase to keep in mind

10:10 PM  
Blogger LeftBack said...

My day has been a masterpiece so far: a cross between Hieronymus Boch's Hell and Edvard Munch's The Scream. (Somehow I doubt that's what Wooden Sr. had in mind.)

2:08 PM  

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