Even More Thoughts & Musings, Sunday, September 27, 2020

Hello again, Dear Reader. It’s now evening here in my corner of Florida as I begin this third post for Sunday, September 27, 2020. Outside, the sunlight is dimming; it’s 78˚F (26˚C) under partly sunny skies – though the light that is straining to pass through my blinds is grey and dim. Sunset is onlyContinue reading “Even More Thoughts & Musings, Sunday, September 27, 2020”

More Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, September 27, 2020: Traveling Back to Far Happier Times

More Musings & Thoughts for September 27, 2020: Remembering Seville ‘88 As I sit here in my sunlit, cozy, but somewhat lonely study, I find myself looking back at the past. Right now, as I deal with a breakup that I should have seen coming but didn’t, plus all of the feelings of anger, self-reproach,Continue reading “More Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, September 27, 2020: Traveling Back to Far Happier Times”

Musings & Thoughts for September 27, 2020: Absentee Ballots, Books, and Stormy Weather

Musings & Thoughts for September 27, 2020 Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning (past 9 AM) here on this last Sunday of September 2020. It’s going to be a hot, humid day; the current temperature outside is 80˚F (27˚C)  under mostly sunny skies. With humidity at a sticky 92% and a becalmed wind, rightContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for September 27, 2020: Absentee Ballots, Books, and Stormy Weather”

Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, September 26, 2020

Hi, there, Dear Reader, and welcome to another edition of Musings & Thoughts. It’s late morning here in my corner of Florida on this hot, humid September Saturday. Currently, the temperature outside is 86 degrees Fahrenheit (30 degrees Celsius) under mostly sunny skies. With humidity at a sticky 74% and a southerly breeze blowing atContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, September 26, 2020”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, September 25, 2020, or: Of Wi-Fi Issues, Upcoming Reviews, and (Star) Trekkin’ On

 Hi there, Dear Reader, and welcome to another edition of Musings & Thoughts. It’s Friday, September 25, 2020, and as I write this it’s late morning in my corner of Florida. The current temperature is 79˚F under mostly sunny skies; with humidity at a whopping 89% and a 3 MPH breeze blowing from the east-northeast,Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, September 25, 2020, or: Of Wi-Fi Issues, Upcoming Reviews, and (Star) Trekkin’ On”

More Thoughts, More Musings on a Quiet September Afternoon, or: Memories of Sevilla 1988

When I was 25 years old and studying journalism at what was then the South Campus of Miami-Dade Community College,[1] I decided to participate in the Foreign Language Department’s Semester in Spain study-abroad program in Sevilla (Seville) for the Fall Term of the 1988-1989 school year. At the time I had a plethora of reasons,Continue reading “More Thoughts, More Musings on a Quiet September Afternoon, or: Memories of Sevilla 1988”

Musings for September 21, 2020: Last Day of Summer, or, All Good Things….

It is mid-morning here in my tiny corner of Florida on this last day of Summer 2020. Right now the temperature is 79 degrees Fahrenheit (26 degrees Celsius) under mostly cloudy skies. The forecast for my area says it will remain cloudy and humid, with a high temperature of 83 degrees Fahrenheit (28 degrees Celsius).Continue reading “Musings for September 21, 2020: Last Day of Summer, or, All Good Things….”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, September 16, 2020: More Stormy Weather

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s just past 5 AM Eastern in my corner of Florida, and it’s still dark outside. Right now, the temperature outside is 75 degrees Fahrenheit (24 degrees Celsius) under partly cloudy skies. As usual for a late summer day in the subtropics, the forecast for today says it’s going to beContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, September 16, 2020: More Stormy Weather”

More Tales from a Constant Reader: Progress on ‘Twilight of the Gods’ & a Bit of Melancholy

Hi, there, Dear Reader. As I write this, it’s still early afternoon on Thursday, September 10, 2020. In my neck of the suburbs – so to speak – it is a typically hot late summer day; the temperature outside is 90˚F under mostly cloudy skies. According to my smartphone’s AccuWeather app, the “feels-like” temperature isContinue reading “More Tales from a Constant Reader: Progress on ‘Twilight of the Gods’ & a Bit of Melancholy”

Tales from a Constant Reader, or: Books, Memories, and Changed Circumstances

Well, it’s late morning here on this Wednesday, September 9, 2020, and in my corner of Florida, it looks like it’s going to be another hot and stormy late summer day. Right now, it’s 83˚F (28˚C) under partly sunny skies, although the feels-like temperature is 94˚F (34˚C). It’s a quiet – if perhaps a bitContinue reading “Tales from a Constant Reader, or: Books, Memories, and Changed Circumstances”