How I Coped with Mid-July’s Sad ‘Anniversary Week’


 Well, it’s Monday, July 25, 2022, the start of another work week and, of course, the last week of the seventh month of the year. As you know, July has not been my favorite month for the last seven years; my mom, Beatriz Diaz-Granados, died on July 19, 2015, and although in some ways myContinue reading “How I Coped with Mid-July’s Sad ‘Anniversary Week’”

Movie Review: ‘Star Trek’ (2009)


Star Trek (2009) Written by: Alex Kurtzman (credited), Roberto Orci (credited), Damon Lindelof (uncredited), and J.J. Abrams (uncredited) Directed by: J.J. Abrams Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Anton Yelchin, Eric Bana, Winona Ryder, Ben Cross, Chris Hemsworth, Jennifer Morrison, Bruce Greenwood, Leonard Nimoy James T. Kirk: [uponContinue reading “Movie Review: ‘Star Trek’ (2009)”

TV Series/Blu-ray Set Review: ‘Star Trek: Picard – Season One’


Star Trek: Picard – Season One (2020) Created by:  Akiva Goldsman, Michael Chabon, Kirsten Beyer, Alex Kurtzman Based On: Star Trek: The Next Generation – Created by Gene Roddenberry Starring: Patrick Stewart, Alison Pill, Isa Briones, Evan Evagora, Michelle Hurd, Santiago Cabrera, Harry Treadaway Jean-Luc Picard: The galaxy was mourning, burying its dead, and StarfleetContinue reading “TV Series/Blu-ray Set Review: ‘Star Trek: Picard – Season One’”