More Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, December 27, 2020, or: It’s Nice to Be Out for a Walk in December!

Well, I did go for that walk outside. It’s 68˚F (20˚C) now, and that’s the high for today, so even though it’s cool by New Hometown, FL standards, it was actually quite pleasant out there. I went outdoors while the sun was still out and above the horizon. Now it’s almost sunset and it’s gettingContinue reading “More Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, December 27, 2020, or: It’s Nice to Be Out for a Walk in December!”

Musings for Saturday, December 26, 2020, or: Baby, It’s C-C-C-Cold Outside!

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s Saturday, December 26, 2020, and it is early afternoon in New Hometown, FL. Currently, the temperature is 52˚F (11˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind becalmed and humidity at 28%, the feels-like temperature is 52˚F (11˚C).  According to my computer’s Weather app, we have reached our forecast high of  52˚FContinue reading “Musings for Saturday, December 26, 2020, or: Baby, It’s C-C-C-Cold Outside!”

Musings & Thoughts for December 25, 2020, or: Christmas, 2020-Style

Hello, there, Dear Reader. It’s almost noon on December 25, 2020 (Christmas Day). This is my fifth Christmas in New Hometown, and boy, is it cold here. Currently, the temperature is 46˚F (8˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the north-northeast at 6 MPH (9 KM/H) and humidity at 52%, the feels-like temperatureContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for December 25, 2020, or: Christmas, 2020-Style”

Musings & Thoughts for December 24, 2020, or: The Ghosts of Christmases Present….and Past

The Ghosts of Christmases Present….and Past Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon on Thursday, December 24, 2020. Currently, the temperature in New Hometown, Florida is 81˚F (27˚C) under mostly cloudy conditions. With the wind blowing from the southwest at 10 MPH (17 KM/H) and humidity at 58%, the feels-like temperature is 82˚F (28˚C). WeContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for December 24, 2020, or: The Ghosts of Christmases Present….and Past”

Life in the Times of COVID-19: If It’s Blursday, It Must Be Florida

Hello, Dear Reader. It’s almost noon on Monday, December 21, 2020, and here in New Hometown, Florida it is a chilly – for the subtropics – day. Currently, the temperature is 63˚F (17˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With the wind blowing from the northwest at 9 MPH (15 KM/H) and humidity at 83%, the feels-likeContinue reading “Life in the Times of COVID-19: If It’s Blursday, It Must Be Florida”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, December 20, 2020, or: Last-Minute (Literally!) Christmas Shopping Crunch

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s Sunday, December 20, 2020, and it is early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida. Currently, the temperature is 70˚F (21˚C) under cloudy skies. With the wind blowing from the south-southeast (but more from the south) at 10 MPH (15 KM/H) and humidity at 75%, the heat index is also 70˚FContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, December 20, 2020, or: Last-Minute (Literally!) Christmas Shopping Crunch”

Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, December 15, 2020, or: Coping With the Madness of the Worst Year Ever

Greetings, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Tuesday, December 15, 2020. Currently, the temperature is 71˚F (22˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 76% and the wind blowing from the southwest at 9 MPH (14 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is also  71˚F (22˚C). Today’s forecast calls for mostly sunny skiesContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, December 15, 2020, or: Coping With the Madness of the Worst Year Ever”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, December 13, 2020, or: How I Spent My Weekend (Without Going Off the Deep End)

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Sunday, December 13, 2020. Currently, the temperature is 78˚F (26˚C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 65% and the wind blowing from the south-southwest at 6 MPH (10 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 78˚F (26˚C). The day has been mostly cloudy,Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, December 13, 2020, or: How I Spent My Weekend (Without Going Off the Deep End)”

Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, December 10, 2020, or: Memories of Christmases Past…and Other Things

Hello, dear friends. Greetings from New Hometown, Florida.  It’s mid-afternoon  on Thursday, December 10, 2020, and it’s 70˚F (21˚C) under partly sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the west-northwest at 7 MPH (12 KM/H) and humidity at 61%, the feels-like temperature is 70˚F (21˚C). The high for today is expected to be 71˚F (22˚C)Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, December 10, 2020, or: Memories of Christmases Past…and Other Things”