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”

Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, November 19, 2020, or: The Ghosts of Thanksgivings Past…and Present

Hello, there, Dear Reader. It’s late afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Thursday, November 19, 2020. Currently, the temperature here is 73˚F (23˚C) under partly skies. With the wind blowing at 12 MPH (19 KM/H) from the east-northeast and humidity at 65%, the feels-like temperature is 73˚F (23˚C). The forecast for tonight calls forContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, November 19, 2020, or: The Ghosts of Thanksgivings Past…and Present”

Memory Lane: Off to Spain in ’88

In the fall of 1988, I participated in the College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS) Semester in Spain Program, in which I joined a group of 42 students from various colleges and universities from across the U.S. in a 12-week-long “accelerated semester” in Sevilla (Seville), Spain. From September 21 to mid-December of 1988, the membersContinue reading “Memory Lane: Off to Spain in ’88”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, November 6, 2020, or: The NaNoWriMo Project vs. Biden-Trump Heebie-Jeebies

Hi, there, Dear Reader. As I start this post, it is just a bit past noon on Friday, November 6, 2020 here in my tiny corner of Florida. Currently, the temperature is 82˚F (28˚C) under mostly sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 13 MPH (22 KM/H) and humidity at 71%, theContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, November 6, 2020, or: The NaNoWriMo Project vs. Biden-Trump Heebie-Jeebies”

Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, October 29, 2020, or: Late Morning Walk, Noisy Landscapers, and NaNoWriMo Prepping

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s now almost noon (11:25 AM Eastern as I start this post on Thursday, October 29, 2020 here in New Hometown, Florida, and it’s shaping up to be a hot, humid day. Currently, the temperature is 85˚F (29˚C) under mostly sunny skies, but with humidity at 78% and the wind blowingContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, October 29, 2020, or: Late Morning Walk, Noisy Landscapers, and NaNoWriMo Prepping”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday Morning, October 25, 2020, or: Reveille, Movie Reveries, and NaNoWriMo Update

Hello, there, Dear Reader. It’s getting close to late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on this Sunday, October 25, 2020. Currently, the temperature is 72˚F (22˚C) under partly sunny skies; with the wind barely blowing from the north-northeast at 1 MPH (2 KM/H) and humidity at 95%, the feels-like temperature is also 72˚F (22˚C).Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday Morning, October 25, 2020, or: Reveille, Movie Reveries, and NaNoWriMo Update”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, October 21, 2020, or: Morning Potpourri

Greetings, Dear Reader. It’s mid-morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. The current temperature outside is 72˚F (22˚C) under mostly sunny skies. With humidity at 89% and the wind blowing from the east at 7 MPH (11 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is also 72˚F (22˚C). The forecast for the rest ofContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, October 21, 2020, or: Morning Potpourri”

Past Time: Deluge in Seville, October 1988

It’s late afternoon/early evening here in New Hometown, Florida. The temperature outside is 79˚F (26˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With the wind blowing from the east at 10 MPH (17 KM/H) and humidity at 84%, the feels-like temperature is 79˚F (26˚C). I haven’t looked out my window or gone outside since my brief walk toContinue reading “Past Time: Deluge in Seville, October 1988”

Musings & Thoughts on a Tuesday Morning in October 2020: Music & Memories

Greetings, Dear Reader. It’s almost late morning on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 here in New Hometown, Florida, and it looks as though the day’s weather is going to be a repeat of yesterday’s cloudy/rainy experience. Right now, things aren’t too bad; the temperature is 76 ˚F (25˚C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 94%Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts on a Tuesday Morning in October 2020: Music & Memories”

More Musings, More Thoughts on a Rainy Monday Evening in October 2020

Hello again, Dear Reader. It’s now early evening here in New Hometown, Florida. It’s definitely going to be a rainy night; right now the temperature is 72˚F (22˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With humidity at 91% and the wind blowing from (almost) due north at 7 MPH (12 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is also  72˚FContinue reading “More Musings, More Thoughts on a Rainy Monday Evening in October 2020”