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Month / February 2015

Tribute to “The Captain” – Favorite Derek Jeter Puzzle Pieces

As the 2015 Major League Baseball season begins with teams reporting to Spring Training it is a perfect time to pay tribute to The Captain, Derek Jeter, and reflect on his remarkable career and remember favorite puzzle pieces of memories from watching his wonderful twenty year career (stats were compiled from mlb.com, baseball-almanac.com, espn.com). Drafted 6th […]

My Road To The Oscars Hit a Dead End

Obviously I started on my road to watch the Academy Award Nominees for Best Motion Picture and Performances by an Actor and Actress in a Leading and Supporting Role much too late and failed to see four of the eight movies nominated for Best Picture and several of the films with actors and actresses nominated […]

Musings of the Week

During this latest spell of bitter cold winter weather I was able to finish a beautiful 1000 piece Old Book Store puzzle by Steve Crisp and reflect on events of the last week.  Finally heard news of Peyton Manning probably returning next year as the Broncos quarterback and he looked great in his tux on […]

Fargo – Binge-Worthy TV

A few weeks ago while a sporting event I still do not wish to discuss was being televised and watched by a record-setting number of people, I was busy binge-watching the television show Fargo.  The show was named number one on many of the year-ending lists of the top television shows for 2014.  After discovering […]

And The Oscar Goes To…Boyhood?…The Grand Budapest Hotel?

The 67th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards were held last night and Alejandro G. Inarritu won Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) and the film is now the front-runner to win the Oscar for Best Motion Picture of the Year.  Over the weekend I watched Boyhood and […]

And the Oscar Goes To…Birdman?

The quest to watch all of the movies nominated for an Academy Award in the categories of best motion picture, best actor and actress, and best actor and actress in a supporting role by February 22nd when the Oscar ceremonies are televised began with the viewing of Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).  Birdman, directed, […]