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….”

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”

Musings & Thoughts for August 19, 2021, or: My Blu-ray Collection Expands…Yet Again!

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s midday here in New Hometown, Florida on Thursday, August 19, 2021. It is going to be what they call a “scorcher” today. The temperature outside is 88˚F (31˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 49% and the wind blowing from the southeast at 5 MPH (8 KM/H), the feels-like temperatureContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for August 19, 2021, or: My Blu-ray Collection Expands…Yet Again!”

Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, July 20, 2021, or: Coping with Yesterday

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It is midday here in New Hometown, Florida, on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. The present temperature is 88˚F (31˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 54% and the wind blowing from the southeast at 4 MPH (6 KM/H), the heat index is 98˚F (36˚C). Today’s forecast calls for scattered rain showersContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, July 20, 2021, or: Coping with Yesterday”

Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, June 10, 2021, or: Comings…and Goings

Hey, there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Thursday, June 10, 2021. Currently, the temperature is 88˚F (31˚C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 45% and the wind blowing from the southwest at 5 MPH (8 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 92˚F (33˚C). Today’s forecast calls for mostly sunnyContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, June 10, 2021, or: Comings…and Goings”

News from Tinseltown: Amazon Reportedly Buys MGM for $8.45B; Collider Puts Out a Non-Story About the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy’s ‘Lack of Overall Plan’

Hi, Dear Reader. As I sit here at my desk to write this post, it is noon on Thursday, May 27, 2021. It is a warm late spring day in New Hometown, Florida. The current temperature is 86˚F (30˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the south-southwest at 3 MPH (5 KM/H) andContinue reading “News from Tinseltown: Amazon Reportedly Buys MGM for $8.45B; Collider Puts Out a Non-Story About the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy’s ‘Lack of Overall Plan’”

My Blu-ray Collection Expands Yet Again, Thanks to Amazon’s Shop with Points Rewards Program

One of the few good things about my Chase Amazon Visa credit card is its 5% rewards point system, which “gives you back” five cents for each dollar you spend on Amazon and other selected places, plus lower amounts (3% and 1%) every time you use it at other places of business. Its main benefitContinue reading “My Blu-ray Collection Expands Yet Again, Thanks to Amazon’s Shop with Points Rewards Program”

Confessions of a ‘Star Wars’ Collector: Temptation Strikes Again!

A day after splurging on my Star Wars The Black Series Snowspeeder with Dak Ralter (Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary) collectible, temptation once again gets the best of me! This time around, I caved to the lure of the Dark Side – or the endorphin high from finding (and buying) a newContinue reading “Confessions of a ‘Star Wars’ Collector: Temptation Strikes Again!”