Musings & Thoughts for September 24, 2020: If Time Travel Were Possible….

Thoughts & Musings for Thursday, September 24, 2020 Hello again, Dear Reader. In my neck of Florida it is mid-morning on a humid and hot day in the early fall of 2020. According to my phone’s AccuWeather app, the temperature outside is 75˚ F under partly cloudy skies, but with 86% humidity and an east-southeasterlyContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for September 24, 2020: If Time Travel Were Possible….”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Who is Responsible for 200,000-plus Dead Americans? I’ll Give You One Guess….

Thoughts & Musings for Wednesday, September 23, 2020 200,893. As expected, the United States of America – “the greatest nation on Earth” – has reached and surpassed the 200,000 COVID-19 deaths mark this week. Per the COVID-19 Dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University, 200,893 men, women, andContinue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Who is Responsible for 200,000-plus Dead Americans? I’ll Give You One Guess….”

Musings for September 21, 2020: Last Day of Summer, or, All Good Things….

It is mid-morning here in my tiny corner of Florida on this last day of Summer 2020. Right now the temperature is 79 degrees Fahrenheit (26 degrees Celsius) under mostly cloudy skies. The forecast for my area says it will remain cloudy and humid, with a high temperature of 83 degrees Fahrenheit (28 degrees Celsius).Continue reading “Musings for September 21, 2020: Last Day of Summer, or, All Good Things….”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: U.S, Inches Ever Closer to the 200,000-Deaths Mark

200,000 Americans have died of COVID because we have a president who cares about no one except himself. – Sen. Chris Murphy, D-CT, September 19, 2020 As the third week of September 2020 begins and summer starts its inevitable march into the past, giving way to autumn, Americans are seeing banner headlines on social media,Continue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: U.S, Inches Ever Closer to the 200,000-Deaths Mark”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Reaching the 200,000-Deaths Milestone, or ‘What We Have Here, is a Failure of Leadership’

Sometime soon – perhaps by the end of this weekend in September of 2020 – the official COVID-19 death toll in the United States of America will reach and surpass the 200,000 mark. Think about that a minute. 200,000 or more men, women, and children have died in the U.S.  as a result of theContinue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Reaching the 200,000-Deaths Milestone, or ‘What We Have Here, is a Failure of Leadership’”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, September 13, 2020: The End is Nigh for the Weirdest Summer Ever

Hi, everyone, and welcome to another edition of Musings & Thoughts. It’s late morning here in my corner of Florida as I sit here in my writer’s study, but I had a rather sleepless night, so I’m tired and weary in both body and spirit. Right now, the weather picture for today is rather dreary;Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, September 13, 2020: The End is Nigh for the Weirdest Summer Ever”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: You Can’t Fix Stupid

Hello there, Dear Reader. Well, here we are on Thursday, August 13, 2020, and in my corner of Florida it is a hot summer morning. Currently, the temperature outside is 83˚F, but humidity at 87% and a south-southeasterly breeze blowing at 3 MPH with occasional gusts of 5 MPH, the feels-like temperatures are 99˚F inContinue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: You Can’t Fix Stupid”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Ennui, Angst, and Other Frustrations

Well, Constant Reader, another weekend is upon us here in my corner of Florida. Right now it’s early afternoon here, and the temperature outside is 92 degrees Fahrenheit under mostly sunny skies; with humidity at 62% and a westerly breeze of 11 MPH, the heat index is 108 degrees Fahrenheit. If it wasn’t so beastlyContinue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Ennui, Angst, and Other Frustrations”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Rugged Individualism or Self-Centeredness? or: Why America Can’t Flatten the Curve

So what’s next? Ban wearing the color of blue? Or black or red? No more stripes? Plaid only Tuesdays? Why do we have politicians that do not understand what the constitution is. Some sheep are all for this. Give me a ticket and I am suing for violations of my constitutional rights. – Jennifer W., conservativeContinue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Rugged Individualism or Self-Centeredness? or: Why America Can’t Flatten the Curve”

Thoughts and Musings on a Muggy Tuesday Afternoon: June 16, 2020

Written earlier in the day. – ADG Thoughts and Musings on a Muggy Tuesday Afternoon Hi, there, Dear Reader. I hope you are well, safe, and coping with the coronavirus pandemic. Right now it’s just past one in the afternoon in my corner of Florida, and – as you can probably see from my post’sContinue reading “Thoughts and Musings on a Muggy Tuesday Afternoon: June 16, 2020”