Musings & Thoughts for Monday, July 4, 2022, or: It’s Independence Day, But I’m Not Feeling It

Hi there, Dear Reader. It is late morning in Lithia, Florida, on Monday, July 4, 2022. It is a hot, sultry summer day in the Tampa Bay area. Currently, the temperature is 83°F (29°C) under sunny skies. With a becalmed wind and humidity at 86%, the heat index is 90°F (32°C). Today’s forecast calls forContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, July 4, 2022, or: It’s Independence Day, But I’m Not Feeling It”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, July 1, 2022, or: What? A New Month Started Today?

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It is midafternoon in Lithia, Florida, on Friday, July 1, 2022. It is a hot, cloudy, and typically humid and rainy day here in the Tampa Bay area. Currently, the temperature is 90°F (32°C) under cloudy skies. With the wind blowing from the west-southwest at 9 MPH (15 KM/H) and humidityContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, July 1, 2022, or: What? A New Month Started Today?”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, June 24, 2022, or: Whew! I Thought I’d Never Do a Blog Post Today!

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It is midafternoon in Lithia, Florida, on Friday, June 24, 2022. It is a sizzling summer day in the Tampa Bay area. The current temperature is 94°F (34°C) under mostly sunny conditions. With humidity at 55% and the wind blowing from the west at 8 MPH (15 KM/H), the heat indexContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, June 24, 2022, or: Whew! I Thought I’d Never Do a Blog Post Today!”

On Books and Reading: Well, That’s One More Book for the TBR Stack!

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It is late morning in Lithia, Florida, on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. It is a hot, gray, and cloudy day here in the Tampa Bay area. The present temperature is 83°F (28°C) under mostly cloudy skies. With humidity at 82% and the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 9 MPH (14Continue reading “On Books and Reading: Well, That’s One More Book for the TBR Stack!”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, June 19, 2022, or: Reveries on a Hot Summer Day in Florida

Hi there, Dear Reader. It is early afternoon here in Lithia, Florida, on Sunday, June 19, 2022. It is a hot, steamy – and not in a good way – summer day in the Tampa Bay area. The current temperature is 91°F (33°C) under cloudy skies. With humidity at 63% and the wind blowing fromContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, June 19, 2022, or: Reveries on a Hot Summer Day in Florida”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, June 12, 2022, or: Another ‘Wet Season’ Sunday in Florida

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It is late morning here in Lithia, Florida, on Sunday, June 12, 2022. It is another typical “wet season” day in the Tampa Bay area. Currently, the temperature is 83°F (28°C) under light rain. With humidity at 84% and the wind blowing from the southwest at 10 MPH (16 KM/H), theContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, June 12, 2022, or: Another ‘Wet Season’ Sunday in Florida”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, June 10, 2022, or: Of Dogs and Movies

Hello, there, Dear Reader. It is late morning in Lithia, Florida, on Friday, June 10, 2022. It is a hot, humid early summer day in the Tampa Bay area. Currently, the temperature is 84°F (29°C) under mostly sunny skies. With humidity at 84% and the wind blowing from the west-southwest at 6 MPH (10 KM/H),Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, June 10, 2022, or: Of Dogs and Movies”

Musings & Thoughts for Monday, May 30,2022, or: In Memoriam

Today is Monday, May 30, 2022. In the United States, it is Memorial Day, a day in which Americans commemorate (and mourn) the men and women in the armed forces who died in all of the wars this nation has fought. Although it is a federal holiday and many people have the day off, MemorialContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, May 30,2022, or: In Memoriam”