Memories of a College Journalist: Reviewing ‘Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home’

Greetings, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. It is a hot, rainy, and overall dreary day. The current temperature is 89˚F (29˚C) under rainy conditions. With humidity at 63% and the wind blowing from the west-northwest at 4 MPH (7 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 91˚FContinue reading “Memories of a College Journalist: Reviewing ‘Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home’”

Memories of a College Journalist: Writing Unsigned Editorials

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Saturday, August 28, 2021. It is a hot, sunny, and humid late summer day. Currently, the temperature is 87˚F (31˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 56% and the wind blowing from the east-southeast at 11 MPH (17 KM/H), the heat indexContinue reading “Memories of a College Journalist: Writing Unsigned Editorials”

Memories of a College Journalist: Reviewing ‘Amerika’

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Thursday, August 26, 2021. It’s a bit cooler than usual for a late summer morning in the Sunshine State; the current temperature is 74˚F (24˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 63% and the wind blowing at 3 MPH (5 KM/H) fromContinue reading “Memories of a College Journalist: Reviewing ‘Amerika’”

Memories of a College Journalist: Promotions & Reviews

Greetings, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Monday, August 23, 2021. It’s hot and sticky outside. The current temperature is 85˚F (29˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 60% and the wind blowing at a weak 1 MPH (1 KM/H) from the south-southwest, it feels like 94˚F (34˚C). Today’s forecastContinue reading “Memories of a College Journalist: Promotions & Reviews”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, August 6, 2021, or: The Wisdom of the Author as a Young Man

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Friday, August 6, 2021. Today is going to be another typical summer-in-Florida day. Currently, the temperature is 82˚F (28˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 53% and a southeasterly breeze blowing at 5 MPH (8 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 85˚F (31˚C).Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, August 6, 2021, or: The Wisdom of the Author as a Young Man”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, July 23, 2021, or: How I Went to Movies So Bad I Had to Leave the Theater Before the End

Greetings, Dear Reader. It is late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Friday, July 23, 2021. It is going to be another scorching summer day. The current temperature is 86˚F (30˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 53% and the wind blowing from the west-southwest at 4 MPH (6 KM/H), the heat index isContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, July 23, 2021, or: How I Went to Movies So Bad I Had to Leave the Theater Before the End”

Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, July 22, 2021, or: Well, I DID Give it the ‘Old College Try’

Hey, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Thursday, July 22, 2021. Currently, the temperature is 86˚F (30˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 51% and the wind blowing at 1 MPH (2 KM/H) from the west-northwest, the heat index is 97˚F (36˚C). It’s going to be hot outside today:Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, July 22, 2021, or: Well, I DID Give it the ‘Old College Try’”

Remembrance of Things Past: ‘He Once Met a Girl Named Maria…’ (1987)

From January of 1985 to December of 1989, I attended what was then Miami-Dade Community College – South Campus.[1] I majored in Journalism/Mass Communications, and since I took so many history courses during my time there, you could make a good argument that I minored in that subject as well. For most of my frustratedContinue reading “Remembrance of Things Past: ‘He Once Met a Girl Named Maria…’ (1987)”