On Books & Reading, or: Reading Habits, the TBR Stack Got Bigger, and a Quick Life Update


I cannot live without books. – Thomas Jefferson I love books. I love to read.   I learned to read at an early age. I don’t remember when I started to read, but my mom used to tell me (and anyone else, for that matter) that Tata, my maternal grandmother, taught me to read beforeContinue reading “On Books & Reading, or: Reading Habits, the TBR Stack Got Bigger, and a Quick Life Update”

Tales Told on Page & Screen: Six Word Story


Six Word Story – A Simple Ad (Inspired by an apocryphal story about Ernest Hemingway) For Sale: Boy’s Skateboard. Never Used. Credits Directed by: Juan Carlos Hernandez Written by: Alex Diaz-Granados Produced by: Adria K. Woomer-Hernandez Edited by: Juan Carlos Hernandez Cast: Juan Carlos Hernandez as John, Adria K. Woomer-Hernandez as Sara Running Time: 3Continue reading “Tales Told on Page & Screen: Six Word Story”

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 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”