Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, January 15, 2022, or: A Quick Weekend Update from Florida

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in Lithia, Florida, on Saturday, January 15, 2022. It is a mildly cool winter day in the subtropical South. Currently, the temperature is 73˚F (23˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 49% and the wind blowing from the south-southwest at 6 MPH (10 KM/H), the feels-like temperatureContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, January 15, 2022, or: A Quick Weekend Update from Florida”

On Music: My ‘Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan – Limited Edition 2-CD Soundtrack Album’ Arrives Today!

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s mid-to-late morning in Lithia, Florida on Friday, January 14, 2022. It’s a chilly winter day in the Sunshine State. Currently, the temperature is 61˚F (16˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 71% and the wind blowing from the north at 8 MPH (13 KM/H) the wind chill factor is 59˚FContinue reading “On Music: My ‘Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan – Limited Edition 2-CD Soundtrack Album’ Arrives Today!”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, January 9, 2022, or: Update on My ‘Star Trek II’ Soundtrack Album Order (Cos There’s Not Much Else to Tell)

Hola, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in Lithia, Florida, on Sunday, January 9, 2022. It’s a warm winter day here in the Sunshine State. Currently, the temperature is 79˚F (26˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With the wind blowing from the east-southeast at 10 MPH (16 KM/H) and humidity at 63%, the feels-like temperature isContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, January 9, 2022, or: Update on My ‘Star Trek II’ Soundtrack Album Order (Cos There’s Not Much Else to Tell)”

Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, January 8, 2022, or: Boldly Going Where No Soundtrack Has Gone Before….

Hi, there. Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in Lithia, Florida on Saturday, January 8, 2022. It is a warm winter day. Currently, the temperature is 78˚F (26˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the east at 11 MPH (18 KM/H) and humidity at 59%, the feels-like temperature is 78˚F (26˚C). Today’s forecastContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, January 8, 2022, or: Boldly Going Where No Soundtrack Has Gone Before….”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, January 7, 2022, or: Keeping an Eye on the Post….

Hey, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in Lithia, Florida, on Friday, January 7, 2022. It is a cool Florida “winter” day. Currently, the temperature is 75˚F (24˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the north-northwest (with emphasis on “north”) at 6 MPH (10 KM/H) and humidity at 72%, the wind-chill factorContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, January 7, 2022, or: Keeping an Eye on the Post….”

A Writer’s Tale: Of Names and Songs

Many years ago, when I still lived in Miami, Florida, I wrote a short story which was both a coming-of-age tale and also a look at an older man who must re-examine his youthful choices after a tragic incident kills his high school “crush.” As Reunion’s summary reads on the back cover and on itsContinue reading “A Writer’s Tale: Of Names and Songs”

Music Album Review: ‘Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)’

On June 4, 1982, Atlantic Records released Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (Original Music Soundtrack) on vinyl LP and audiocassette. It featured music composed by a 29-year-old James Horner for Nicholas Meyer’s Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.  It was not, by any means of the imagination, a long album; it consistedContinue reading “Music Album Review: ‘Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)’”

Movie Review: ‘Glory’

Glory  (1989) Written by: Kevin Jarré Directed by: Edward Zwick Starring: Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Morgan Freeman, Andre Braugher, Cary Elwes, Jihmi Kennedy, RonReaco Lee, JD Cullum, Ethan Philips, Jay O. Sanders Trip: I ain’t fightin’ this war for you, sir. Colonel Robert G. Shaw: I see. Trip: I mean, what’s the point? Ain’t nobodyContinue reading “Movie Review: ‘Glory’”