Checking off a mini-bucket list item in California

You may know how much I love U2’s song, “California.” It’s easily my favorite from Songs Of Innocence and ranks really highly for me among U2’s entire catalog. The reason is simple: It does a great job of capturing the vibe of the southern California coast that I experienced and loved for four years while […]

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Google Home vs. Amazon Echo #2: Dodgers Stadium age

While watching the World Series not long ago, the McGee family had a fun discussion about Dodgers Stadium. That’s the stadium my wife went to regularly as a kid growing up in the Los Angeles area, and I’ve been there a handful of times for baseball games, concerts, etc. In the process of discussing how […]

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Joan K. McGee, 1933-2017

(The day after my dad died in 2015, our family was visiting with my mom and I mentioned that I was surprised dad hadn’t asked me to give his eulogy. Mom spoke up immediately and said she wanted me to give the eulogy at her funeral. I began writing it almost immediately. I delivered it […]

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Google Home vs. Amazon Echo #1: When does Costco open?

Google’s been the No. 1 search engine in the world for more than a decade because no other search engine can answer as many questions. You type something into its search box, and chances are pretty darn high that you’re going to find what you want pretty quickly. That should extend to voice search, too, […]

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