Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, January 12, 2023, or: A Quick Update!


Hi, there, Dear Reader. Today’s post will be a “quickie” because I am still sick. My cold symptoms have not gotten worse; I don’t have a fever, my throat is not sore, and I don’t sneeze all that much. However, I do have a mild headache, my nose is stuffy, and I feel tired andContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, January 12, 2023, or: A Quick Update!”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, June 1, 2022, or: Summer Hath Arrived…and My Movie Collection Grows Yet Again


Greetings and salutations, Dear Reader. It is late morning here in Lithia, Florida, on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. It is a hot first day of (meteorological) summer in the Tampa Bay area. As I write this, the temperature is 83°F (28°C) under mostly sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 11 MPHContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, June 1, 2022, or: Summer Hath Arrived…and My Movie Collection Grows Yet Again”

Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, April 12, 2022, or: My First Day Using My New IdeaCentre, and Other Pressing Matters


Yesterday was my first full day of using my new Lenovo IdeaCentre AIO 3 “all-in-one” computer. I started using it early on Sunday night after the Caregiver took its predecessor out of my room and helped me set it up on my desk. I installed antivirus software and linked my Amazon Music. Amazon Prime Video,Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, April 12, 2022, or: My First Day Using My New IdeaCentre, and Other Pressing Matters”

On Movies & Movie-Watching: My TBW List for the Weekend of April 8-10, 2022


Ah, TGIF! And with the weekend looming ahead of us – sort of like the iceberg that sank the Titanic – my thoughts are with my To Be Watched (TBW) list of movies from my collection of movies and TV shows on home media. As of today, that collection consists of: 4K UHD Blu-ray: 84Continue reading “On Movies & Movie-Watching: My TBW List for the Weekend of April 8-10, 2022”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, March 27, 2022, or: Ho-Hum, Just Another $@#%%! Day in Paradise


Last night I watched the first half-hour of Bryan Singer’s 2008 World War II thriller Valkyrie. Starring Tom Cruise, Bill Nighy, Eddie Izzard, Terence Stamp, and Kenneth Branagh, Valkyrie is based on the true story of Lt. Col. Claus von Stauffenberg, a disillusioned German army officer who becomes a key figure in the July 20,Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, March 27, 2022, or: Ho-Hum, Just Another $@#%%! Day in Paradise”

On Movies: My Odd Saturday Night at the Movies was…Odd


Hello, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in lovely Lithia, Florida on Sunday, December 5, 2021. It is a mild winter day, at least by the standards of the subtropical Sunshine State. Currently, the temperature is 79˚F (26˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 57% and the wind blowing from the east-southeast at 6 MPHContinue reading “On Movies: My Odd Saturday Night at the Movies was…Odd”

On Movies: First Impressions of ‘Body Heat’….and Waiting for New Additions to My Collection


Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Saturday, September 4, 2021. It is a hot meteorological fall day here in the so-called Sunshine State. The current temperature is 86˚F (30˚C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 56% and the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 3 MPH (5Continue reading “On Movies: First Impressions of ‘Body Heat’….and Waiting for New Additions to My Collection”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, July 18, 2021, or: When Past & Present Collide


Hello, Dear Reader. It’s late morning in New Hometown, Florida on Sunday, July 18, 2021. Currently the temperature is 85˚F (29˚C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 53% and the wind blowing from the east-southeast at 7 MPH (8 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 93˚F (34˚C). Today’s forecast is a repeat of yesterday’s –Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, July 18, 2021, or: When Past & Present Collide”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, July 11, 2021, or: How I Spent My Saturday Night


Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon on Sunday, July 11, 2021 here in New Hometown, Florida.  It’s another hot, muggy, and possibly rainy summer day in this part of the Sunshine State: the current temperature is 86˚F (30˚C) under partly sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the southeast at 6 MPH (10 KM/H)Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, July 11, 2021, or: How I Spent My Saturday Night”