Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, January 17, 2021, or: My 4K UHD/Blu-ray Collection Gets ‘Bourne’…and Trump’s Final Days in Office Are Nigh

Hola, Dear Reader. It’s Sunday, January 17, 2021, and it’s late in the afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida. Right now the temperature is 61˚F (16˚C) under mostly cloudy skies; with humidity at 59% and becalmed winds, the feels-like temperature is 61˚F (16˚C). The forecast for the rest of the afternoon calls for mostly cloudyContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, January 17, 2021, or: My 4K UHD/Blu-ray Collection Gets ‘Bourne’…and Trump’s Final Days in Office Are Nigh”

Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, January 5, 2021, or: Winter Chills in Florida…and ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin’ Joins My Blu-ray Collection

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s just past noon here in New Hometown, Florida, and by the standards of the Sunshine State, it’s a wee bit nippy. Right now the temperature is 66˚F (19˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the north-northwest at 4 MPH (7 KM/H) and humidity at 49%, the feels-like temperatureContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, January 5, 2021, or: Winter Chills in Florida…and ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin’ Joins My Blu-ray Collection”

Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, January 2, 2021, or: Meet the New Year…Same as the Old Year

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s Saturday, January 2, 2021, and it is early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida. Right now, the temperature is 81˚F (27˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With humidity at 66% and the wind blowing from the south-southwest at 8 MPH (13 KM/H), the heat index is 83˚F (28˚C). Today’s forecast callsContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, January 2, 2021, or: Meet the New Year…Same as the Old Year”

Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, December 31, 2020, or: Adios, 2020…And Good Riddance!

Hi, again, Dear Reader. It’s mid-afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida, where it’s 81˚F (27˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With the wind blowing from the east-southeast at 8 MPH (13 KM/H) and humidity at 58%, the feels-like temperature is a bit warmer: 82˚F (28˚C). As the afternoon progresses, we will see the temperature drop graduallyContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, December 31, 2020, or: Adios, 2020…And Good Riddance!”

Life in the Time of COVID-19, or: Death Toll Rises as 2020 Comes to an End

Hi, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Thursday, December 31, 2020. Currently, the temperature is 70˚F (21˚C) under partly sunny skies; with the wind blowing from the east southeast at 8 MPH (13 KM/H) and humidity at 88%, the feels-like temperature is 70˚F (21˚C). The forecast for today calls forContinue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19, or: Death Toll Rises as 2020 Comes to an End”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, December 30, 2021, or: The End of the Year Draws Nigh!

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. Presently, the temperature is 61˚F (16˚C) under cloudy skies. With humidity at 94% and a becalmed wind, the feels-like factor is 61˚F (16˚C). Apparently, we are in a bit of a warming trend; today’s forecast calls for mostlyContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, December 30, 2021, or: The End of the Year Draws Nigh!”

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 & 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”