Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, October 14, 2020: Just Marking Time in New Hometown, Florida, or ‘No hay novedad aqui….’

It is now late afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida, and outside my bedroom – it still feels so weird to call it that – the temperature is 88˚F (31˚C) under mostly sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the east at 8 MPH (13 KM/H) and humidity at 55%, the heat index is 92˚FContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, October 14, 2020: Just Marking Time in New Hometown, Florida, or ‘No hay novedad aqui….’”

Odds & Ends: or, Even More Musings & Thoughts for Monday, October 5, 2020

Things I DIDN’T Do Today It’s now mid-afternoon here in what I call New Hometown in Florida, and it’s a hot and rainy Monday. Presently, the temperature outside is 88˚F under mostly cloudy skies. With humidity at 66% and the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 6 MPH (with maximum gusts of 10 MPH), theContinue reading “Odds & Ends: or, Even More Musings & Thoughts for Monday, October 5, 2020”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, October 2, 2020: A Note from My Fortress of Solitude

Hello, again, Dear Reader. It’s now late afternoon – I’m starting this, my 200th post on WordPress, shortly after 4 PM Eastern time – here in my little corner of Florida. It’s been a quiet, I would almost say tranquil, Friday, and it looks like the rest of the weekend will be more of theContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, October 2, 2020: A Note from My Fortress of Solitude”

Fiction Break: Excerpt from ‘The Best Years of Our Lives…Supposedly’

In August 2018, a few weeks after I self-published Reunion: A Story via Amazon in paperback and Kindle e-book editions, I flirted with the notion of writing a sequel in which the main character (and narrator) of that story is confronting some of the challenges that many fifty-somethings face as they go through middle ageContinue reading “Fiction Break: Excerpt from ‘The Best Years of Our Lives…Supposedly’”