Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, November 21, 2021, or: Weekend Update from Florida

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in my corner of west-central Florida on Sunday, November 21, 2021. It is a gray, somewhat cool late autumn day. Currently, the temperature is 79˚F (26˚F) under cloudy skies. With humidity at 72% and the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 12 MPH (24 KM/H), the feels-likeContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, November 21, 2021, or: Weekend Update from Florida”

On Books: It’s Time to Revisit the Ol’ TBR List of the Month (November Edition)

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in my corner of west-central Florida on Saturday, November 6, 2021. It’s a cold day – by Florida standards, anyway – but at least it’s not raining today. Currently, the temperature is 61˚F (16˚C) under cloudy skies. With the wind blowing from the northwest at 12 MPHContinue reading “On Books: It’s Time to Revisit the Ol’ TBR List of the Month (November Edition)”

Book Review: ‘The Odyssey of Star Wars: An Epic Poem’

The Odyssey of Star Wars: An Epic Poem Written by: Jack Mitchell Illustrated by: Jessica Benhar Publisher: Abrams Image, an imprint of Henry N. Abrams Publishing Date: September 28, 2021 Spirit of learning, angel of the Force, In grief, in longing for your tender touch, I call you to my side: let sorrow cease, LetContinue reading “Book Review: ‘The Odyssey of Star Wars: An Epic Poem’”

On Books: My TBR Pile Keeps On Growing, and Growing, and Growing

Hi, there, Dear Reader. If you’re a regular visitor to this space, you know that I’m an avid reader. It’s a trait that runs in my family, at least on my mom’s side; most of my relatives, including both of my grandparents, Mom, and even my half-sister Vicky are/were readers, and family legend has itContinue reading “On Books: My TBR Pile Keeps On Growing, and Growing, and Growing”

Adventures in Good Reading, or: Awaiting the Arrival of ‘The Odyssey of Star Wars’

One of the cool things about Star Wars is the universality of its story, especially when it concerns the Original Trilogy of Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi.   I mean, even though the movies were conceived by a (then) young American filmmaker named George Lucas and featured an Anglo-AmericanContinue reading “Adventures in Good Reading, or: Awaiting the Arrival of ‘The Odyssey of Star Wars’”