Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, April 15, 2021, or: Smoke Gets in My (Sleep-Deprived) Eyes (& Other Annoyances)

Hi, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Thursday, April 15, 2021. As I begin this post it’s a cool and gray day outside; the temperature is 70˚F (21˚C) under cloudy skies. With humidity at 92% and the wind blowing from the south-southeast at 6 MPH (10 KM/H), the wind-chill factorContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, April 15, 2021, or: Smoke Gets in My (Sleep-Deprived) Eyes (& Other Annoyances)”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, April 14, 2021, or: ‘Hemingway,’ Smart TVs, and ‘Eureka!’ Moments

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Presently, the temperature is 70˚F (21˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the east-southeast at 3 MPH (5 KM/H) and humidity at 86%, the feels-like temperature is 69˚F (20˚C). The forecast for today says we’ll haveContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, April 14, 2021, or: ‘Hemingway,’ Smart TVs, and ‘Eureka!’ Moments”

Musings for Tuesday, April 13, 2021: or ‘Hemingway’ and Life in a House with One CATV-Connected Television Set

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 here in New Hometown, Florida. Currently, the temperature is 77˚F (25˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 2 MPH (4 KM/H) and humidity at 59%, the feels-like temperature is 75˚F (24˚C). Today’s forecast calls for a high ofContinue reading “Musings for Tuesday, April 13, 2021: or ‘Hemingway’ and Life in a House with One CATV-Connected Television Set”

Musings & Thoughts for Monday, April 12, 2021: Seeking Inspiration from Rachmaninov’s Second Symphony

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning on Monday, April 12, 2021 here in New Hometown, Florida, and it is a nice spring day, at least by Florida standards. The current temperature is 72˚F (22˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 90% and the wind blowing from the north-northwest at 6 MPH (9 KM/H), theContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, April 12, 2021: Seeking Inspiration from Rachmaninov’s Second Symphony”

Past Time: The Curious Case of the Blu-ray Player and the Irate Sibling

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon on Saturday, April 10, 2021 here in New Hometown, Florida. Currently, the temperature is 83˚F (29˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 64% and the wind blowing from the south-southwest at 15 MPH (21 KM/H), the heat index is 84˚F (29˚C). Today, we can expect partly sunny skiesContinue reading “Past Time: The Curious Case of the Blu-ray Player and the Irate Sibling”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, April 7, 2021, or: A Day in the Life of a Mad Screenwriter

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. As I write this, the temperature outside is 74˚F (24˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 69% and the wind blowing from the south-southeast at 7 MPH (12 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 72˚F (22˚C). Today we canContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, April 7, 2021, or: A Day in the Life of a Mad Screenwriter”

Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, April 6, 2021, or: ‘A Certain Point of View, Too’ Celebrates Its One-Year Anniversary

Hello, there, Dear Reader. It’s Tuesday, April 6, 2021, and as I write this it is late morning in New Hometown, Florida. Currently, it is a bit chilly (by Florida standards, at least); the temperature is 56˚F (13˚C) under sunny skies. With a gentle breeze blowing at 1 MPH (2 KM/H) from the east-northeast andContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, April 6, 2021, or: ‘A Certain Point of View, Too’ Celebrates Its One-Year Anniversary”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, April 4, 2021, or: Status Update on Our New Popcorn Sky Project

Hey, Dear Reader! It’s early afternoon on Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021, and it’s a crisp cool day here in New Hometown, Florida. Currently, the temperature is 75˚F (24˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With humidity at 45% and the wind blowing from the east-southeast at 2 MPH (4 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 74˚F (23˚C).Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, April 4, 2021, or: Status Update on Our New Popcorn Sky Project”

On Movies: My Favorite Movies from the 1990s

Hello, Dear Reader, and welcome to another installment of On Movies. Today we’ll continue our ongoing look at my favorite movies[1] across the past 50 years – this time around, we’ll be covering the 1990s. According to the Statistics chart in My Collection page on Blu-ray.com, 14.9% of the 381 titles (328 theatrically released films,Continue reading “On Movies: My Favorite Movies from the 1990s”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, March 28, 2021, or: A Little Bit of This and a Little Bit of That Revisited

Hi there. It’s just past noon on Sunday, March 28, 2021, and here in New Hometown, Florida it is a warm, sultry day. Currently, the temperature is 84˚F (29˚C) under mostly cloudy skies; with humidity at 66% and the wind blowing from the south-southwest at 14 MPH (22 KM/H), the heat index is 86˚F (30˚C).Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, March 28, 2021, or: A Little Bit of This and a Little Bit of That Revisited”