Musings & Thoughts for Friday, June 11, 2021, or: When in Doubt, Shop-with-Points!

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Friday, June 11, 2021. Currently the temperature is 84˚F (29˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 51% and a southwesterly breeze blowing at 9 MPH (14˚C), the feels-like temperature is 90˚F (32˚C). Today’s forecast calls for possible light rain throughout the dayContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, June 11, 2021, or: When in Doubt, Shop-with-Points!”

Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, June 10, 2021, or: Comings…and Goings

Hey, there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Thursday, June 10, 2021. Currently, the temperature is 88˚F (31˚C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 45% and the wind blowing from the southwest at 5 MPH (8 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 92˚F (33˚C). Today’s forecast calls for mostly sunnyContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, June 10, 2021, or: Comings…and Goings”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, June 9, 2021, or: Indiana Jones and the Search for the Delayed Shipment (of 4K Blu-rays)

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. Presently, the temperature is 78˚F (26˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the southeast at 4 MPH (6 KM/H) and humidity at 47%, the heat index is 77˚F (25˚C). Today’s forecast calls for mostly sunny skies andContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, June 9, 2021, or: Indiana Jones and the Search for the Delayed Shipment (of 4K Blu-rays)”

Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, June 8, 2021, or: ‘Baseball’ Arrives Today, ‘Indy’ Box Set Hasn’t Shipped

Hi. Dear Reader. It’s late morning in New Hometown, Florida on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. Currently, the temperature is 84˚F (29˚C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 49% and the wind blowing from the southeast at 10 MPH (12 KM/H), the heat index is 89˚F (32˚C). Today’s forecast calls for partly sunny skies andContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, June 8, 2021, or: ‘Baseball’ Arrives Today, ‘Indy’ Box Set Hasn’t Shipped”

Musings & Thoughts for Monday, June 7, 2021, or: Another Sleep-Deprived Night in Florida & Closely-Watched Packages

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Monday, June 7, 2021. Presently, the temperature is 80˚F (26˚C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 45% and the wind blowing from the southeast at 5 MPH (10 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 78˚F (26˚C). Today we can expect partly sunnyContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, June 7, 2021, or: Another Sleep-Deprived Night in Florida & Closely-Watched Packages”

TV Series/Blu-Ray Review: ‘Star Trek: Short Treks’

Critic’s Log, Earth Date 06.06.21: (Is this thing on? Oh, yeah. It is. Never mind.) Computer, begin review. On June 2, 2020, Paramount Home Media Distribution released the 2018-2019 episodes of Star Trek: Short Treks, an anthology series created by Star Trek producer Alex Kurtzman for CBS All-Access, the streaming service that ViacomCBS renamed asContinue reading “TV Series/Blu-Ray Review: ‘Star Trek: Short Treks’”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, June 6, 2021, or: D-Plus 77 Years….

Greetings and salutations, Dear Reader. It’s almost midday in New Hometown, Florida on Sunday, June 6, 2021. It is going to be a hot day on this, the 77th anniversary of D-Day. Currently, the temperature is 86˚F (35˚C) under cloudy skies. With the wind blowing from the southeast at 11 MPH (17 KM/H) and humidityContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, June 6, 2021, or: D-Plus 77 Years….”

Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, June 5, 2021, or: Broken Traditions, Lost Songbooks and the Persistence of Memory (and Grudges)

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Saturday, June 5, 2021. It is a hot summery day; the current temperature is 87˚F (30˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 55% and the wind blowing from the south-southeast at 9 MPH (14 KM/H), the heat index is 94˚F (34˚C). Today’sContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, June 5, 2021, or: Broken Traditions, Lost Songbooks and the Persistence of Memory (and Grudges)”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, June 4, 2021, or: Remembrance of D-Day

Greetings, Dear Reader! It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Friday, June 4, 2021. It’s a sultry and somewhat gloomy-looking morning; the current temperature is 80˚F (27˚C) under cloudy skies. With humidity at 57% and the wind blowing from the southeast at 6 MPH (10 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 79˚F (26˚C). Today’sContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, June 4, 2021, or: Remembrance of D-Day”

Old Gamers Never Die: ‘Armored Brigade’ PC Game Review

Armored Brigade Developer: Veitikka Studios (Finland) Publisher: Matrix Games (U.S.-Great Britain) Released: November 15, 2018 Genre: Strategy/Real-Time Tactical Setting: Modern Timeline (1965-1991) No. of Players: 1 (Human vs. AI) On November 13, 2018, Matrix Games, a U.S.-U.K. publisher of computer games, released Armored Brigade, a real-time tactical war game which depicts land combat in aContinue reading “Old Gamers Never Die: ‘Armored Brigade’ PC Game Review”