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, May 10, 2021, or: Closely Watched Laptops

Greetings, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Monday, May 10, 2021. Currently, the temperature outside is 89˚F (32˚C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 58% and the wind blowing from the south-southeast at 10 MPH (16 KM/H), the heat index is 94˚F (34˚C). The forecast for today calls forContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, May 10, 2021, or: Closely Watched Laptops”

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 Thursday, February 18, 2021, or: Adventures in Screenwriting – Let the Prep Phase Begin!

Hello there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Thursday, February 18, 2021. Currently, it’s cloudy outside, where the temperature is 77˚F (25˚C). With the wind blowing from the south-southeast at 11 MPH (18 KM/H) and humidity at 83%, the feels-like temperature is 77˚F (25˚C). Today we can expect partly sunnyContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, February 18, 2021, or: Adventures in Screenwriting – Let the Prep Phase Begin!”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, February 17, 2021, or: Adventures in Screenwriting – The Tale of the Sleep-Deprived Scribbler

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s a cold and gray afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. Currently, the temperature is 64˚F (18˚C) under cloudy skies. With humidity at 87% and the wind blowing from the north-northeast at 4 MPH (13 KM/H). the feels-like temperature is 64˚F (18˚C). The forecast for theContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, February 17, 2021, or: Adventures in Screenwriting – The Tale of the Sleep-Deprived Scribbler”

Adventures in Screenwriting: ‘El Grande de Corona’

On November 17, 2020, my friend and frequent collaborator Juan Carlos Hernandez uploaded his latest comedy film, El Grande de Corona, to the Google-owned video platform YouTube. As Juan describes it, El Grande de Corona is a timely set of comedy sketches about the COVID-19 pandemic. Per the film’s description on YouTube, El Grande deContinue reading “Adventures in Screenwriting: ‘El Grande de Corona’”

Adventures in Screenwriting: Mom Would Have Been Proud

Mom Would Have Been Proud Way back in the late Seventies – circa early in 1978 – I told my mom, “You know what? Someday I’m gonna write a movie. I wanna write one, anyway.” I had just seen Star Wars during one of the three times that I watched it over its long runContinue reading “Adventures in Screenwriting: Mom Would Have Been Proud”

My Adventures in Screenwriting: ‘Clown 345’

On July 12, 2019, my high school chum Juan Carlos Hernandez posted Clown 345, a short comedy film about three clowns, a phone, and a joke. It stars Juan (a professional actor who has played many roles on TV, feature films, and even local theater in and around New York City), his wife Adria, andContinue reading “My Adventures in Screenwriting: ‘Clown 345’”