Musings for Sunday, May 9, 2021, or: Why Today is Not a Happy Mother’s Day

Hi, there, Dear Reader. As I start writing this, It is early afternoon on Sunday, May 9, 2021. It a warm day, almost summer-like; the temperature is 86˚F (30˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the southeast at 12 MPH (19 KM/H) and humidity at 43%, the heat index is 85˚F (29˚C). TheContinue reading “Musings for Sunday, May 9, 2021, or: Why Today is Not a Happy Mother’s Day”

Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Director Krennic 6-inch Scale Action Figure

Disclaimer: All images here are from the Hasbro Pulse website and are not my own work. Photo Credit: Hasbro, Inc. Copyright and trademarks are owned by Hasbro and Lucasfilm Ltd. As director of Advanced Weapons Research for the Imperial military, Director Krennic is obsessed with the completion of the long-delayed Death Star project. A cruelContinue reading “Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Director Krennic 6-inch Scale Action Figure”

Musings for Friday, May 7, 2021, or: Keeping Tabs on a Wayward Laptop

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida as I sit here at my desk, gathering my thoughts and trying to come up with blogging greatness. Right now the temperature is 83˚ F (28˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the northwest at 10 MPH (17 KM/H) and humidityContinue reading “Musings for Friday, May 7, 2021, or: Keeping Tabs on a Wayward Laptop”

Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, May 6, 2021, or: Keeping Tabs on My New Laptop & Change is Afoot for My Blog

Hello, Dear Reader. It’s almost midday on Thursday, May 6, 2021 here in New Hometown, Florida. It is hot and muggy outside on this mid-spring day; the temperature outside is 86˚ Fahrenheit (30˚ Celsius) under mostly cloudy skies. With humidity at 71% and the wind blowing from the west at 4 miles per hour (6Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, May 6, 2021, or: Keeping Tabs on My New Laptop & Change is Afoot for My Blog”

Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Princess Leia Organa (Endor) Action Figure

Princess Leia Organa helped the rebels organize a plan to destroy the Empire’s new Death Star: knocking out the space station’s shield generator on Endor. – Character description blurb, Princess Leia Organa (Endor) In the summer of 2020, Rhode Island-based toy and game maker Hasbro released Princess Leia Organa (Endor), a six-inch scale action figureContinue reading “Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Princess Leia Organa (Endor) Action Figure”

Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, May 4, 2021, or: Confessions of a Serial Package Tracker & May the Fourth Be With You

Hello, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Currently, the temperature outside is 79˚F (26˚C) under sunny skies; with humidity at 88% and the wind blowing from the southeast at 6 MPH (10 KM/H), the heat index is 77˚F (25˚C). It’s gonna be a hot day, folksContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, May 4, 2021, or: Confessions of a Serial Package Tracker & May the Fourth Be With You”

Musings & Thoughts for Monday, May 3, 2021: or, Of Laptops Old & New, Sea Turtle Wallpapers, and Waiting for Packages

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Monday, May 3, 2021. It’s going to be a hot beginning to the workweek. Right now, the temperature is 83˚F (28˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 73% and the wind blowing from the south-southeast at 10 MPH (16 KM/H), the heatContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, May 3, 2021: or, Of Laptops Old & New, Sea Turtle Wallpapers, and Waiting for Packages”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, May 2, 2021: or, Of Laptops, Old (Dead) and New…..

Greetings, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Sunday, May 2, 2021. It’s hot and muggy outside; the current temperature is 85˚F (30˚C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 65% and the wind blowing from the south-southeast at 8 MPH (13 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 89˚F (32˚C). Today’s forecastContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, May 2, 2021: or, Of Laptops, Old (Dead) and New…..”

Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, May 1, 2021: Another Weekend is Upon Us….

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Saturday, May 1, 2021. Currently, the temperature is 82˚F (28˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 68% and the wind blowing from the east at 4 MPH (6 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 86˚F (30˚C). Today’s forecast: we can expect light rainContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, May 1, 2021: Another Weekend is Upon Us….”

Movie Review: ‘Black Sunday’ (1977)

Black Sunday (1977) Written by: Ernest Lehman, Kenneth Ross, and Ivan Moffat Directed by: John Frankenheimer Starring: Bruce Dern, Martha Keller, Robert Shaw, Fritz Weaver On March 11, 1977, nearly a quarter of a century before Al Qaeda’s horrifying attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, a relatively smallContinue reading “Movie Review: ‘Black Sunday’ (1977)”