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  • Sunset, Day Three

    This is why we moved here. Or at least why I moved here! As seen from our backyard, the sunset on day three (Thursday night) in our new house.

    March 10, 2012
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    Personal Thoughts on a New Home

    I’m beginning this post without a clear sense of what all I want to say, nor how best to say it. I apologize now for what may end up reading like a stream of consciousness. I think the main point I want to make here is that there’s a lot of meaning to our move …

    March 3, 2012
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    John Wooden’s Rules for Life (AKA “Sets of Suggestions”)

    A couple weeks ago, I posted a scan of John Wooden’s UCLA basketball practice rules — several of which also make good life rules. It turns out that Wooden also shared with his players a separate sheet with actual “rules for life” — or, and I love the wording he puts on this, “sets of …

    February 26, 2012
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    Hardback Version of U2-A Diary?

    If I had more information, I’d be posting this over on as an official update. But for now, I’ll share it here. My friend Xavi in Spain recently ordered the English-language 2nd edition of U2-A Diary via a Spanish website. And somewhat amazingly, he got a hardback version of the book! It looks fantastic. …

    February 25, 2012
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    Two Weeks To Go

    Two weeks from tonight, we’ll have finished our first full day in the new McGee household. I really have a lot that I want to say about this … primarily to make sure my friends and family understands why this house means so much to me … but thoughts are still formulating. It’s hard to …

    February 22, 2012
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    There are No Words to Describe How Much I Love This

    The McGee Four were in the local library a couple weekends ago when right there on a big display was a coffee table-sized book about John Wooden. And it was a new one that I’d never seen before. Turns out it was the official UCLA retrospective (available on published after Wooden’s death. It’s mostly …

    February 16, 2012