Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, April 17, 2021, or: The Force is With My Star Wars The Black Series Collection

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Saturday, April 17, 2021. Currently, it’s a warm and grayish day shot through with occasional appearances of the sun. The current temperature is 82˚F (28˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With the wind blowing from the west-southwest at 15 MPH (23 KM/H) andContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, April 17, 2021, or: The Force is With My Star Wars The Black Series Collection”

Confessions of a ‘Star Wars’ Collector: The Ones That Got Away & Yes! New Acquisitions

Greetings, Dear Reader. It is late morning on Friday, April 16, 2021 here in New Hometown, Florida, and it is another gray, cloudy spring day. Currently, the temperature is 74˚F (23˚C) under cloudy skies. With humidity at 92% and the wind blowing from the south-southwest at 6 MPH (10 KM/H), the feels-like factor is 73˚FContinue reading “Confessions of a ‘Star Wars’ Collector: The Ones That Got Away & Yes! New Acquisitions”

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 & 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”

Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series Anakin Skywalker (Padawan) 6-inch Scale Action Figure

The Figure: “I will be the most powerful Jedi ever!” A hero of the Clone Wars, Anakin was caring and compassionate, but also had a fear of loss that would prove to be his downfall. – Hasbro packaging blurb,  Star Wars The Black Series: Anakin Skywalker (Padawan) On May 31, 2020, Hasbro released Star WarsContinue reading “Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series Anakin Skywalker (Padawan) 6-inch Scale Action Figure”

Book Review: ‘Skywalker: A Family at War’

Skywalker: A Family at War Author: Kristin Baver Publisher: DK Publishing Date of Publication: April 6, 2021 No. of Pages: 320 (Hardcover Edition) The Book On Tuesday, April 6, Dorling Kindersley – aka DK Publishing or DK Books) released Skywalker: A Family at War, a canon biography of the Skywalker family, the core group ofContinue reading “Book Review: ‘Skywalker: A Family at War’”

Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Han Solo (Endor) Action Figure

“I have a really bad feeling about this.” – The Figure Han Solo volunteered to lead the mission to destroy the new Death Star’s shield generator on the forest moon of Endor, where he and his strike team encountered Scout Troopers and Ewoks. – Character description blurb, Han Solo (Endor) On April 20, 2020, RhodeContinue reading “Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Han Solo (Endor) Action Figure”

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”

Adventures in Filmmaking: Progress Report on Our Movie’s GoFundMe Campaign & Other Related Topics

Hi, everyone! I’m taking a break from working on “The Big Screenplay” – I officially started the first draft today after I posted my Star Wars Collectibles & Toy Review sometime before noon today – just to do a quick update on our GoFundMe Campaign. Since my friends Juan Carlos and Adria Hernandez set upContinue reading “Adventures in Filmmaking: Progress Report on Our Movie’s GoFundMe Campaign & Other Related Topics”

Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – The Mandalorian Action Figure (Kenner Cardback)

This distinctive collection features premium deco applications inspired by the end credit images from The Mandalorian, plus a collectible Imperial Credit accessory. After the fall of the Galactic Empire, usage of their money, Imperial Credits, became less common, with many planets refusing payments in the currency on principle. On December 1, 2020, Rhode Island-based Hasbro,Continue reading “Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – The Mandalorian Action Figure (Kenner Cardback)”