Book Review: ‘The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: A Graphic Novel Adaptation’

The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: A Graphic Novel Adaptation Based on: The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy’s Finest Hour, by James D. Hornfischer Adapted by: Doug Murray (Writer), Steven Sanders (Illustrator), Matt Soffe (Colorist), and Rob Steen (Letterist) Publisher: DeadContinue reading “Book Review: ‘The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: A Graphic Novel Adaptation’”

On History: ‘Remember Pearl Harbor’ – 80 Years After

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in Lithia, Florida on Tuesday, December 7, 2021. It is a chilly day – for Florida, at any rate –  and a grey, dimly lit one at that. Currently, the temperature is 68˚F (20˚C) under  mostly cloudy skies and dense fog. With humidity at 100% and theContinue reading “On History: ‘Remember Pearl Harbor’ – 80 Years After”

On Books: Previewing a New Graphic Novel’s Take on James D. Hornfischer’s 2004 Classic ‘The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors’

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in Fish Hawk, Florida on Sunday, November 7, 2021. It is a cool late autumn day. Currently, the temperature is 68˚F (20˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 76% and the wind blowing from the north-northwest at 11 MPH (18 KM/H), the wind-chill factor is 67˚F (20˚C)Continue reading “On Books: Previewing a New Graphic Novel’s Take on James D. Hornfischer’s 2004 Classic ‘The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors’”

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”