Netflix on Your Hotel Remote Control

That’s the TV remote control that was in my hotel room recently on a business trip to San Jose. Right there near the top was a Netflix button — I’d never seen a remote like that. Have you? Is it new? Or maybe I’ve just not been staying in the right hotels? Anyway, pressing the […]

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Charles J. McGee, 1930-2015

(My dad died on February 5, 2015. I’ve been afraid to write this, but I need to.) Dear dad, I miss you. God, do I miss you. You were a super-sized presence in my life and it’s the strangest thing to realize that you’re not there anymore. I was thinking about something a couple nights […]

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My Life … in One Article

“You’re not an introvert! You speak in public all the time and do just fine.” “You’re not an introvert! You used to be on TV. How could you be an introvert and put yourself on camera five nights a week?” “You’re not an introvert! I’ve seen you out at parties or with friends and enjoying […]

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One Week with Eyeglasses

The last McGee has fallen. That was me a week ago today, my first full day wearing eyeglasses. (I actually picked them up last Monday the 8th.) My mom, dad, both sisters, wife and both kids all wear glasses … so I was the last McGee to need them. Like many heavy computer and screen […]

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