Book Review: ‘The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11’


We have some planes. – Mohammad Atta, Hijacker I look at the clock, and every time I look at the clock, it seems to be 9:11. I’m like, “Oh, 9:11 again.” It just happens, something so simple like that. – Sharon Miller, Officer, Port Authority Police Department (PAPD) On September 10, 2019, Avid Reader PressContinue reading “Book Review: ‘The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11’”

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!”

TV Series Review: ‘Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan – Season One’


Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan – Season One (2018) Based On: Characters created by Tom Clancy Created for Television by: Carlton Cruise and Graham Roland Starring: John Krasinski, Wendell Pierce, Abbie Cornish, Ali Suliman, Dina Shihabi On August 31, 2018, Amazon Prime Video released the first season of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, a web television seriesContinue reading “TV Series Review: ‘Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan – Season One’”