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!”