Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, July 20, 2021, or: Coping with Yesterday

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It is midday here in New Hometown, Florida, on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. The present temperature is 88˚F (31˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 54% and the wind blowing from the southeast at 4 MPH (6 KM/H), the heat index is 98˚F (36˚C). Today’s forecast calls for scattered rain showersContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, July 20, 2021, or: Coping with Yesterday”

Musings for Sunday, May 9, 2021, or: Why Today is Not a Happy Mother’s Day

Hi, there, Dear Reader. As I start writing this, It is early afternoon on Sunday, May 9, 2021. It a warm day, almost summer-like; the temperature is 86˚F (30˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the southeast at 12 MPH (19 KM/H) and humidity at 43%, the heat index is 85˚F (29˚C). TheContinue reading “Musings for Sunday, May 9, 2021, or: Why Today is Not a Happy Mother’s Day”

Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, April 20, 2021, or: Triggered by Thunderstorms!

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s mid- to late morning here on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, and the skies over New Hometown, Florida are dark, gloomy, and occasionally stormy. Presently, the temperature is 73˚F (23˚C) under light rain. With the wind blowing from the south-southeast at 6 MPH (9 KM/H) and humidity at 98%, the feels-likeContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, April 20, 2021, or: Triggered by Thunderstorms!”

Musings for Tuesday, April 13, 2021: or ‘Hemingway’ and Life in a House with One CATV-Connected Television Set

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 here in New Hometown, Florida. Currently, the temperature is 77˚F (25˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 2 MPH (4 KM/H) and humidity at 59%, the feels-like temperature is 75˚F (24˚C). Today’s forecast calls for a high ofContinue reading “Musings for Tuesday, April 13, 2021: or ‘Hemingway’ and Life in a House with One CATV-Connected Television Set”

Past Time: The Curious Case of the Blu-ray Player and the Irate Sibling

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon on Saturday, April 10, 2021 here in New Hometown, Florida. Currently, the temperature is 83˚F (29˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 64% and the wind blowing from the south-southwest at 15 MPH (21 KM/H), the heat index is 84˚F (29˚C). Today, we can expect partly sunny skiesContinue reading “Past Time: The Curious Case of the Blu-ray Player and the Irate Sibling”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, March 3, 2021, or: Why I’m Not Looking Forward to Friday

Hello, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. It’s a mild late winter day by Florida standards; the temperature is 71˚F (22˚C)  under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 68% and the wind blowing from the west-northwest at 11 MPH (19 KM/H), the feels-like factor is 71˚FContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, March 3, 2021, or: Why I’m Not Looking Forward to Friday”

Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, December 8, 2020, or: Off to the Park for R & R (Reading & Relaxation)

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s Tuesday, December 8, 2020, and it is a nice – if rather chilly – day here in New Hometown, Florida. Currently, it’s 56˚F (13˚C) under sunny skies; with humidity at 55% and the wind blowing from the west-northwest at 10 MPH (16 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 56˚F (13˚C). TheContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, December 8, 2020, or: Off to the Park for R & R (Reading & Relaxation)”

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 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”

If I Could Travel Back in Time…..

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s late afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Monday, November 16, 2020. Presently, the temperature is 80˚F (26˚C) under mostly sunny skies; with humidity at 71% and the wind blowing from the north-northeast at 7 MPH (11 KM/H), the heat index is 80˚F (26˚C). The forecast for tonight calls forContinue reading “If I Could Travel Back in Time…..”