Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, June 2, 2021, or: Indy, Baseball, and Video Format Upgrades

Hey, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Wednesday, June 2, 2021. It’s a warm, grey-lit day; currently the temperature is 85˚F (30˚C) under cloudy skies. With humidity at 41% and the wind blowing from the southeast at 7 MPH (12 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 89˚F (32˚C). Today’s forecastContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, June 2, 2021, or: Indy, Baseball, and Video Format Upgrades”

Blu-ray Set/TV Documentary Series Review: ‘The World at War’

On November 16, 2010, A&E Home Entertainment released The World at War, a nine-disc box set which presented the internationally-renowned 26-part British television documentary about the Second World War. Restored and remastered by Fremantle (the British multinational TV production company that makes American Idol, America’s Got Talent, and Family Feud) for high definition rebroadcasts andContinue reading “Blu-ray Set/TV Documentary Series Review: ‘The World at War’”

Musings & Thoughts for Monday, May 31, 2021, or: The Immediate Past, Present, and (Near) Future….

Hello, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Monday, May 31, 2021. In the United States and its territories, it is Memorial Day, a federal holiday originally set aside to honor the men and women who died while serving in the military in our country’s wars but is now mostly  theContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, May 31, 2021, or: The Immediate Past, Present, and (Near) Future….”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, May 30, 2021, or: Just Another Uneventful Day in My Quiet Corner of Florida

Hello, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida, on Sunday, May 30, 2021. It’s a sultry late spring day; the temperature is 88˚F (31˚C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 41% and a becalmed wind, the feels-like temperature is 91˚F (33˚C). Today’s forecast: We can expect thunderstorms to pass through theContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, May 30, 2021, or: Just Another Uneventful Day in My Quiet Corner of Florida”

Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, May 29,2021, or: The Long Hot Weekend Begins

Greetings. It is early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Saturday, May 29, 2021. It is a hot late spring day; the temperature is 88˚F (31˚C) under partly sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the west-southwest at 10 MPH (15 KM/H) and humidity at 44%, the heat index is 89˚F (32˚C). Today’s forecastContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, May 29,2021, or: The Long Hot Weekend Begins”

Parody Song: ‘The Nursing Home Song’

I don’t know if you remember, but one of the projects I worked on with my friend and collaborator Juan Carlos Hernandez was a comedy review called El Grande de Corona, which was a collection of skits – some musical, some not – loosely connected to the COVID-19 pandemic and other stuff that went onContinue reading “Parody Song: ‘The Nursing Home Song’”

Old Gamers Never Die: A First Look at ‘Armored Brigade’

TITLE: Armored BrigadeGENRE: Simulation, StrategyDEVELOPER: Veitikka StudiosPUBLISHER: Slitherine Ltd./Matrix GamesFRANCHISE: Armored BrigadeRELEASE DATE: Nov 15, 2018 As someone who grew up in the shadow of the Cold War (1946-1991) and can still remember that the present Russian Federation was one of 16 “republics” in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), I have long beenContinue reading “Old Gamers Never Die: A First Look at ‘Armored Brigade’”

News from Tinseltown: Amazon Reportedly Buys MGM for $8.45B; Collider Puts Out a Non-Story About the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy’s ‘Lack of Overall Plan’

Hi, Dear Reader. As I sit here at my desk to write this post, it is noon on Thursday, May 27, 2021. It is a warm late spring day in New Hometown, Florida. The current temperature is 86˚F (30˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the south-southwest at 3 MPH (5 KM/H) andContinue reading “News from Tinseltown: Amazon Reportedly Buys MGM for $8.45B; Collider Puts Out a Non-Story About the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy’s ‘Lack of Overall Plan’”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, May 26, 2021, or: The 500th Post!

Greetings and salutations, Dear Reader. It’s late morning – nearly noon, in fact – as I begin my 500th post in A Certain Point of View, Too. It’s Wednesday, May 26, 2021, and it’s a muggy, greyish late spring day here in New Hometown, Florida. Presently, the temperature is 84˚F (29˚C) under mostly cloudy skies.Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, May 26, 2021, or: The 500th Post!”

Happy 44th Anniversary, Star Wars!

Hello, there. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. It is a sultry late spring day in the Sunshine State; currently, the temperature is 78˚F (26˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 31% and a southeasterly breeze blowing at 9 MPH (14 KM/H), the heat index is 76˚F (24˚C).Continue reading “Happy 44th Anniversary, Star Wars!”