Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, December 12, 2021, or: A Quick Update from a Sleep-Deprived Blogger

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Hello, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in Lithia, Florida on Sunday, December 12, 2021. It’s a warm early winter day here in the subtropics. The current temperature is 84˚F (29˚C) under partly sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the south-southwest at 2 MPH (6 KM/H) and humidity at 63%, it feels like 85˚F (30˚C). Today’s forecast calls for partly sunny skies and a high of 84˚F (29˚C). Tonight, we can expect partly cloudy skies and a low of 65˚F (18˚C).

Image by 愚木混株 Cdd20 from Pixabay 

I did not sleep well last night, so I’m tired and not clear-headed at the moment. I’ve had a good breakfast and I had three cups of coffee, but I don’t feel particularly energetic or creative on this second Sunday of December 2021. And since I haven’t done anything worth writing about since Wednesday, I don’t have much in the way of news, either.

Well, I do have one update to make. Remember that West Side Story (2021) soundtrack album that Amazon said I’d be receiving around December 27? It turns out that this was a worst-case scenario type of estimate. Almost as soon as I published yesterday’s post on WordPress, I got an email from Amazon letting me know that my CD of the updated version of West Side Story (which has new lyrics by the late Stephen Sondheim for at least one of the songs) will be here by 10 PM on Tuesday, December 13.

Other than that, I have nothing noteworthy to report. My Christmas shopping is done, and I don’t plan on doing anything beyond spending a lazy Sunday reading or watching a movie.

And with that, Dear Reader, I’ll take my leave of you. Until next time, stay safe, stay healthy, and I’ll catch you on the sunny side of things.

Published by Alex Diaz-Granados

Alex Diaz-Granados (1963- ) began writing movie reviews as a staff writer and Entertainment Editor for his high school newspaper in the early 1980s and was the Diversions editor for Miami-Dade Community College, South Campus' student newspaper for one semester. Using his experiences in those publications, Alex has been raving and ranting about the movies online since 2003 at various web sites, including Amazon, Ciao and Epinions. In addition to writing reviews, Alex has written or co-written three films ("A Simple Ad," "Clown 345," and "Ronnie and the Pursuit of the Elusive Bliss") for actor-director Juan Carlos Hernandez. You can find his reviews and essays on his blogs, A Certain Point of View and A Certain Point of View, Too.

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