Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, September 14, 2021, or: More Carefully Watched Packages – The Saga Continues….

Greetings, Dear Reader. It’s midday here in New Hometown, Florida on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. It is a gray, hot early meteorological autumn day in the Sunshine State. Currently, the temperature is 85˚F (30˚C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 59% and the wind blowing at 7 MPH (11 KM/H) from the southeast, theContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, September 14, 2021, or: More Carefully Watched Packages – The Saga Continues….”

On Movies, or: Even Superman & the Crew of the Starship Enterprise Can’t Overcome the Black Hole of a Logistical Logjam

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Wednesday, September 8, 2021. It’s hot, humid, and summer-like on this early (meteorological) fall day. Currently, it’s 85˚F under sunny skies. With humidity at 63% and the wind blowing from the southwest at 4 MPH, the heat index is 94˚F. Today’s forecast:Continue reading “On Movies, or: Even Superman & the Crew of the Starship Enterprise Can’t Overcome the Black Hole of a Logistical Logjam”

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’”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, September 5, 2021, or: ‘Star Trek’ Box Set Takes the Slow Starship to Florida

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Sunday, September 5, 2021. It’s a hot, muggy, and potentially rainy early autumn day. Currently, the temperature is 86˚F (30˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With humidity at 56% and the wind blowing from the southwest at 4 MPH (7 KM/H), the feels-likeContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, September 5, 2021, or: ‘Star Trek’ Box Set Takes the Slow Starship to Florida”

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 Friday, September 3, 2021, or: Reports from Far & Near

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Friday, September 3, 2021. It’s another hot, humid, and – later – rainy early autumn day here in the Sunshine State. Currently, the temperature is 83˚F (29˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the southwest at 2 MPH (4 KM/H)Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, September 3, 2021, or: Reports from Far & Near”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, September 1, 2021, or: Of Storms, Starships, and Superheroes

Greetings, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. It’s a gray, wet, and sullen day, and – if you go by the meteorological calendar instead of the astronomical one – it’s the first day of autumn. Currently, the temperature is 78˚F (25˚C) under rainy conditions. With humidityContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, September 1, 2021, or: Of Storms, Starships, and Superheroes”

On Blu-rays: Paramount Celebrates Star Trek’s Emerald Anniversary with a 4K Release of Four Classic Kirk-Era Films

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. It’s another hot, humid late summer day, Florida style. Currently, the temperature is 87˚F (31˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the southwest at 6 MPH (10 KM/H) and humidity at 56%, the heat index isContinue reading “On Blu-rays: Paramount Celebrates Star Trek’s Emerald Anniversary with a 4K Release of Four Classic Kirk-Era Films”

On Movies: A Brief Statistical Overview of My Blu-ray Collection

Hi there. It is early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Sunday, August 29, 2021. Currently, the temperature is 90˚F under mostly cloudy skies. With humidity at 58% and the wind blowing from the southeast at 7 MPH, the feels-like temperature is 103˚F. Today’s forecast: We can expect scattered rain showers and a highContinue reading “On Movies: A Brief Statistical Overview of My Blu-ray Collection”

Movie Watcher Memories: ‘The Star Wars Trilogy’ DVD Box Set…and Why I Won’t Part With It

Hello, there. It is late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Monday, August 16, 2021. It is a warm, humid day; the current temperature is 82˚F (28˚C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 67% and the wind blowing from the south-southeast at 8 MPH (10 KM/H), the heat index is 88˚F (32˚C). Today’sContinue reading “Movie Watcher Memories: ‘The Star Wars Trilogy’ DVD Box Set…and Why I Won’t Part With It”