‘Ronnie and the Pursuit of the Elusive Bliss’ Inspires a Twitter Poet!

Hi again, Dear Reader. As you know, actor-director Juan Carlos Hernandez, his wife Adria, their son Anthony, and Yours Truly collaborated on a short film – “about today,” Juan likes to say – titled Ronnie and the Pursuit of the Elusive Bliss.  The Hernandez family did most of the heavy lifting (acting, revising, editing, mixingContinue reading “‘Ronnie and the Pursuit of the Elusive Bliss’ Inspires a Twitter Poet!”

Parody Song: ‘The Nursing Home Song’

I don’t know if you remember, but one of the projects I worked on with my friend and collaborator Juan Carlos Hernandez was a comedy review called El Grande de Corona, which was a collection of skits – some musical, some not – loosely connected to the COVID-19 pandemic and other stuff that went onContinue reading “Parody Song: ‘The Nursing Home Song’”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, May 21, 2021, or: On Weekends, Writing, and Goalposts

Hi, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon on Friday, May 21, 2021. Here in New Hometown, Florida it is a warm, almost summery day; the temperature is 85˚F (30˚C) under partly cloudy skies. With humidity at 35% and the wind blowing from the east at 17 MPH (28 KM/H), the feels-like factor is 85˚F (30˚C). WeContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, May 21, 2021, or: On Weekends, Writing, and Goalposts”

Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, May 20, 2021, or: Sierra Squared, Delta Squared….

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Thursday, May 20, 2021. It’s a breezy day; currently the temperature is 81˚F (27˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 16 MPH (26 KM/H) and humidity at 36%, the feels-like temperature is 82˚F (28˚C). Today’s forecastContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, May 20, 2021, or: Sierra Squared, Delta Squared….”

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”

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 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”