Old Gamers Never Die: War is All Hell in Ultimate General: Civil War’s Battle of Philippi

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s midafternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Saturday, August 7, 2021. It’s a typical summer day. Currently, the temperature is 83˚F (28˚C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 59% and the wind blowing from the south-southwest at 8 MPH (11 KM/H), the heat index is 90˚F (33˚C). The forecastContinue reading “Old Gamers Never Die: War is All Hell in Ultimate General: Civil War’s Battle of Philippi”

Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, January 30, 2021: Another Weekend in My Corner of Paradise

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s midafternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Saturday, January 30, 2021. Currently, the temperature is 72˚F (22˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With humidity at 43% and the wind blowing from the east-southeast at 6 MPH (9 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 72˚F (22˚C). The forecast for the rest of theContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, January 30, 2021: Another Weekend in My Corner of Paradise”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, January 29, 2021: A Little Bit of This and a Little Bit of That

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s a chilly late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Friday, January 29, 2021. The current temperature is 57˚F (14˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 51% and the wind blowing from the northeast at 6 MPH (9 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is also 57˚F (14˚C). Today’s forecast calls forContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, January 29, 2021: A Little Bit of This and a Little Bit of That”

Old Gamers Never Die: Altering History in ‘Strategic Command WWII: World at War’ is Fun, Challenging

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s mid-afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Friday, January 15, 2021. Right now it’s a mild early winter day; the temperature is 75˚F (24˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the west-southwest at 15 MPH (15 KM/H) and humidity at 50%, the feels-like factor is 75˚F (24˚C). TheContinue reading “Old Gamers Never Die: Altering History in ‘Strategic Command WWII: World at War’ is Fun, Challenging”

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!”

Computer Game Review: ‘Strategic Command WWII: World at War’

The Challenge of Command As we enter the sixth month of the COVID-19 global pandemic and the third month of living with social distancing and an economic lockdown, I have found ways to keep myself occupied and not go “stir crazy.” As a writer and blogger, I usually spend my waking hours at my desk,Continue reading “Computer Game Review: ‘Strategic Command WWII: World at War’”