Friday (Movie) Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story

My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is another of the fill-in sort of stories we've been seeing in the Star Wars universe the last few years. This one gives us some backstory on Han Solo- where he came from, how he got to where he was when Luke and Obi-Wan found him, his friendship … Continue reading Friday (Movie) Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story

Wednesday Wanderings: We Are Not a Simulation, The Last Jedi Hints, and Nat Geo Photos of the Day

Sorry this is posting so late. I am off by a day this week, probably since I took that sick day on Monday, and I was thinking today was Tuesday. But, better late than never, right? So, let's wander around the interwebz for a bit, shall we? It seems the sci-fi trope that we are … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: We Are Not a Simulation, The Last Jedi Hints, and Nat Geo Photos of the Day

Wednesday Wanderings: Day Trips in MA, Free Fashion Books, Star Wars Quotes, and Robotic Projects

This one is for the local folk. These are some nice day trips you can take in Massachusetts, whether you are a resident or visitor: Eleven MA Day Trips These are not only a good resource for the writers here, but might be interesting reading for history and fashion enthusiasts: Free Fashion Books Back on … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Day Trips in MA, Free Fashion Books, Star Wars Quotes, and Robotic Projects

Wednesday Wanderings: Last Jedi Trailer, Shy Octopus, Oldest Dwelling in UK, and Scale Model Solar System

A trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been released: Last Jedi Trailer If this little dumbo octopus doesn't make you smile, there may be no hope for you: Dumbo Octopus This stone dwelling is the oldest house yet discovered in the UK and is surprisingly intact, including stone furniture: Ancient Stone Dwelling These … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Last Jedi Trailer, Shy Octopus, Oldest Dwelling in UK, and Scale Model Solar System

Wednesday Wanderings: Captain America Battle Hymn, Star Wars and Kenny Loggins, Star Trek Reboot Promo, Marvel One Shot, and Please Vote for My Husband!

Okay, I'm going to add another "Captain America: Civil War" link here, just because this one is so serious and profound sounding, it's amusing. Here is Chris Evans, Robert Downey, Jr., and other members of the cast in a very Captain America patriotic promo: Captain America Battle Hymn Here's a mash-up of Star Wars dogfights … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Captain America Battle Hymn, Star Wars and Kenny Loggins, Star Trek Reboot Promo, Marvel One Shot, and Please Vote for My Husband!

Wednesday Wanderings: The Librarians, World Ending Scenarios?, Winter in the Middle Ages, and Bad Lip Reading Takes on Star Wars

Do you watch The Librarians? I do and I think it's one of the best things on Tv right now. This post on tor.com explains a lot of the reasons why: The Librarians The article is a bit sensationalist, but a lot of it is based on things that are really happening. And, even taking the … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: The Librarians, World Ending Scenarios?, Winter in the Middle Ages, and Bad Lip Reading Takes on Star Wars

Monday Musings: Back to the Grind, Upcoming Stuff, Dog Park Fun, Star Wars, and Audiobooks

And the holidays are officially over, I guess. Most people are back to work today. Most celebrations are over. We try to get back into the normal daily routine, after vacations and holiday travel. As much as the holidays are fun and festive and fantastic, there is a certain feeling of right about getting back … Continue reading Monday Musings: Back to the Grind, Upcoming Stuff, Dog Park Fun, Star Wars, and Audiobooks

Wednesday Wanderings: Astrophotography, Brinicle, RC Star Destroyer, and Minions Sing!

These are some seriously gorgeous photos of the Milky Way: Landscape Astrophotography Have you ever heard of a brinicle? Neither had I, until I saw this: Brinicle Okay, so maybe it wasn't  the most efficient spacecraft ever, and I doubt Darth Vader is going to be knocking on these guys' door anytime soon, but you … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Astrophotography, Brinicle, RC Star Destroyer, and Minions Sing!

Wednesday Wanderings: Photos of Pluto, Ice Castles in NH, Doctor Who Musical Number, and Star Wars Snowflakes

Here's a video compilation of some of the best pictures of Pluto from the New Horizons spaceship: Pluto New Hampshire's answer to Arendelle returns for another season: NH Ice Castle Doctor Who Cast and Crew musical for the end of David Tennant's run as the Doctor: Who Musical Number Remember those cute paper snowflakes you … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Photos of Pluto, Ice Castles in NH, Doctor Who Musical Number, and Star Wars Snowflakes

Wednesday Wanderings: Kitty Music, Pagan Balsilica Opens to Public, Medieval Cover of Metallica, and Star Wars VII Trailer Supercut

Here's some music developed especially for cats. Apparently, some cats do react to it. Mine didn't seem to care.: Music for Cats This secret pagan basilica under the streets of Rome has recently been opened to visitors: Pagan Basilica Here's something I never would have imagined I'd be linking to. A medieval folk band covering … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Kitty Music, Pagan Balsilica Opens to Public, Medieval Cover of Metallica, and Star Wars VII Trailer Supercut