Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, September 1, 2021, or: Of Storms, Starships, and Superheroes

Greetings, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. It’s a gray, wet, and sullen day, and – if you go by the meteorological calendar instead of the astronomical one – it’s the first day of autumn. Currently, the temperature is 78˚F (25˚C) under rainy conditions. With humidityContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, September 1, 2021, or: Of Storms, Starships, and Superheroes”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, August 15, 2021, or: Fred Returns from the Mostly Dead….and I Need Escapism Today

Hi, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Sunday, August 15, 2021. It is hot and humid, which is typical for a summer day in the Sunshine State. Currently, the temperature is 82˚F (28˚C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 67% and the wind blowing from the east-southeast at 11Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, August 15, 2021, or: Fred Returns from the Mostly Dead….and I Need Escapism Today”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, August 13, 2021, or: Trouble Brewing in the Tropics!

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Friday, August 13, 2021. It is a warm, humid day; the current temperature is 83˚F (28˚C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 90% and the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 6 MPH (9 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 89˚F (32˚F).Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, August 13, 2021, or: Trouble Brewing in the Tropics!”

Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, July 10, 2021, or: Come Rain or Come Shine (Looks Like I’ll Be Reading Today)

Hey, there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Saturday, July 10, 2021. Currently, the temperature is 89˚F (31˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With humidity at 58% and the wind blowing from the east at 4 MPH (6 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 103˚F (39˚C). Today’s forecast is typical Florida summerContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, July 10, 2021, or: Come Rain or Come Shine (Looks Like I’ll Be Reading Today)”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, July 7, 2021, or: Adios, Elsa!

Greetings from New Hometown, Florida, Dear Reader. It’s mid-morning on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, and it is a warm if rather sullen-looking day. Currently, the temperature is 76˚F (24˚C)  under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 77% and the wind blowing from the southeast at 15 MPH (24 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 76˚F (24˚C).Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, July 7, 2021, or: Adios, Elsa!”

Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, July 6, 2021, or: Waiting for Elsa

Hey there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. Currently, the temperature is 78˚F (25˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With the blowing from the east-northeast at 6 MPH (15 KM/H) and humidity at 63%, the feels-like temperature is 77˚F (25˚C). Today’s forecast calls for scattered rain showersContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, July 6, 2021, or: Waiting for Elsa”

Musings & Thoughts for Monday, July 5, 2021, or: Of Storms, Summer Ailments, & Dealing with Weather-Related Ennui

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Monday, July 5, 2021. It’s a hot day outside; the current temperature is 85˚F (29˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 51% and the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 9 MPH (15 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 92˚F (34˚C). Today’s forecastContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, July 5, 2021, or: Of Storms, Summer Ailments, & Dealing with Weather-Related Ennui”

Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, July 3, 2021, or: Tracking Elsa on a Dark, Rainy Florida Weekend

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Saturday, July 3, 2021. The current temperature is 79˚F (27˚C) under light rain . With the wind blowing from the west at 8 MPH (13 KM/H) and humidity at 76%, the heat index is 79˚F (27˚C). Today’s forecast calls for scattered rainContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, July 3, 2021, or: Tracking Elsa on a Dark, Rainy Florida Weekend”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, July 2, 2021, or: Eyes on the Tropics (Again!), Trump Tanks in Presidential Rankings, & News from the Cold Front

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Friday, July 2, 2021. Currently, the temperature is 78˚F (26˚C)  under sunny skies. With humidity at 64% and the wind blowing from the southeast at 4 MPH (7 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 77˚F. Today’s forecast calls for scattered rain showers andContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, July 2, 2021, or: Eyes on the Tropics (Again!), Trump Tanks in Presidential Rankings, & News from the Cold Front”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, June 20, 2021, or: Claudette Gets Demoted to Tropical Depression, and Other Sunday News

Hi, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida, on Sunday, June 20, 2021. It is already quite sultry outside; the current temperature is 83˚F (28˚C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 57% and the wind blowing from the south-southwest at 7 MPH (12 KM/H), the heat index is 90˚F (32˚C). Today,Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, June 20, 2021, or: Claudette Gets Demoted to Tropical Depression, and Other Sunday News”