Musings & Thoughts for Friday, December 4, 2020, or: 21 Shopping Days Till Christmas…and My New 4K UHD TV Rocks!

Hi there! As I start this latest installment of A Certain Point of View, Too, it is mid-afternoon on Friday, December 4, 2020. Currently, the temperature in New Hometown, Florida is 74˚F (23˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 66% and the wind blowing from the south-southeast at 9 MPH (14 KM/H), the heat indexContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, December 4, 2020, or: 21 Shopping Days Till Christmas…and My New 4K UHD TV Rocks!”

Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, December 3, 2020, or: Christmastime in Trump’s America – Not Merry, Not Jolly

Hello, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Thursday, December 3, 2020. Currently, the temperature is 60˚F (16˚C) under mostly sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the north-northeast at 5 MPH (8 KM/H) and humidity at 68%, the feels-like temperature is 60˚F (16˚C). Today’s forecast calls for partly sunnyContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, December 3, 2020, or: Christmastime in Trump’s America – Not Merry, Not Jolly”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, December 2, 2020, or: The Reluctant Christmas Shopper & The Big December Furniture Switcheroo

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s Wednesday, December 2, 2020, and it’s mid-afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida. Currently, the temperature is 60˚F (15˚C) under mostly sunny skies. With humidity at 40% and the wind blowing from the north-northeast at 8 MPH (13 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 60˚F (15˚C). The forecast for the rest ofContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, December 2, 2020, or: The Reluctant Christmas Shopper & The Big December Furniture Switcheroo”

Memory Lane: A Reporter Sums Up His Seville Experience, Part II

Memory Lane: A Reporter Sums Up His Seville Experience – Part II On September 21, 1988, when I was a 25-year-old college sophomore, I left my hometown of Miami on an Iberia 747 bound for Madrid, Spain and the first leg on a journey that took me to Sevilla (Seville), the third largest city inContinue reading “Memory Lane: A Reporter Sums Up His Seville Experience, Part II”

Memory Lane: A Reporter Sums Up His Seville Experience, Part I

Hello, there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Sunday, November 29, 2020. Currently, the temperature is 83˚F (28˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the south-southwest at 5 MPH (8 KM/H) and humidity at 59%, the feels-like temperature is 85˚F (30˚C). The rest of the afternoon is supposedContinue reading “Memory Lane: A Reporter Sums Up His Seville Experience, Part I”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, November 27, 2020, or: How I Survived Thanksgiving 2020 & John Denver Gets the ‘Beautiful Music’ Treatment

Hi, Dear Reader. It’s late afternoon on Friday, November 27, 2020, and it is a quiet one here in New Hometown, Florida. Currently, the temperature is 83˚F (28˚C) under mostly sunny skies. With humidity at 54% and an east southeasterly breeze blowing at 2 MPH (3 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 84˚F (29˚C). The forecastContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, November 27, 2020, or: How I Survived Thanksgiving 2020 & John Denver Gets the ‘Beautiful Music’ Treatment”

Memory Lane: Thanksgiving 1988 & Semester’s End

Hi, Dear Reader. It’s Wednesday, November 25, 2020, and it is early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida. Currently, the temperature is 80˚F (27˚C) under mostly sunny skies. With humidity at 62% and the wind blowing from the southeast at 15 MPH (23 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 82˚F (28˚C). The forecast high for todayContinue reading “Memory Lane: Thanksgiving 1988 & Semester’s End”

Memory Lane: A Reporter Remembers His Experiences in November ’88 as a Student in Seville

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Tuesday, November 24, 2020. Currently, the temperature is 78˚F (26˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the east at 11 MPH (17 KM/H) and humidity at 60%, the feels-like temperature is…  78˚F (26˚C). Today’s forecast calls for a high ofContinue reading “Memory Lane: A Reporter Remembers His Experiences in November ’88 as a Student in Seville”

Musings & Thoughts for Monday, November 23, 2020, or: Dead End for NaNoWriMo & Unsettling News from Miami

Hello, Dear Reader. It’s late afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Monday, November 23, 2020. Currently, the temperature is 76˚F (24˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 55% and the wind blowing from the north-northeast at 9 MPH (15 KM/H), the heat index is 76 ˚F (24˚C). The forecast for tonight calls for clearContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, November 23, 2020, or: Dead End for NaNoWriMo & Unsettling News from Miami”

Memory Lane: Futbol & Friendship in Sevilla, 1988

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s Friday, November 20, 2020, and here in New Hometown, Florida it is early afternoon on a (relatively) fall-like day in the sub-tropics. Currently, the temperature is 78˚F (25˚C) under mostly sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 13 MPH (21 KM/H) and humidity at 66%, the heatContinue reading “Memory Lane: Futbol & Friendship in Sevilla, 1988”