Musings & Thoughts for Monday, June 21, 2021, or: It’s D (for Delivery) Day for the Indy 4K Box Set

Hi there, Dear Reader. It is late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Monday, June 21, 2021. On this second day of astronomical summer (meteorological summer began on June 1), it is hot, humid, and typical of the Florida wet season. The temperature is 82˚F under sunny skies, but with humidity at 64% andContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, June 21, 2021, or: It’s D (for Delivery) Day for the Indy 4K Box Set”

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”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, June 18, 2021, or: Closely Watched Storms….and Packages

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It is almost noon here in New Hometown, Florida on Friday, June 18, 2021. Currently, the temperature is 80˚F (26˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 61% and the wind blowing from the southeast at 2 MPH (2 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 78˚F (26˚C). Today’s forecast calls for mostly cloudyContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, June 18, 2021, or: Closely Watched Storms….and Packages”

Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, June 17, 2021, or: Clouds, Packages, and Ennui

Greetings, Dear Reader. It’s late morning on Thursday, June 17, 2021, and it is a warm and cloudy summer day here in New Hometown, Florida. Currently, the temperature is 80˚F (27˚C) under cloudy skies. With humidity at 53% and the wind blowing from the southeast at 4 MPH (6 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 79˚FContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, June 17, 2021, or: Clouds, Packages, and Ennui”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, June 16, 2021, or: I Think I Can Have a Steven Spielberg 4K Film Festival Soon

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. The current temperature Is 81˚F (26˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 68% and the wind blowing from the west-southwest at 6 MPH (10 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 86˚F (30˚C). Today’s forecast calls for thunderstorms to passContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, June 16, 2021, or: I Think I Can Have a Steven Spielberg 4K Film Festival Soon”

Musings & Thoughts for Monday, June 14, 2021, or: Of Rainy June Days & Closely-Watched Packages

Hey, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Monday, June 14, 2021. Currently, the temperature is 74˚F (24˚C) under rainy conditions. With humidity at 66% and the wind blowing at 8 MPH (9 KM/H)  from the west-southwest, the feels-like temperature is 73˚F (24˚C). Today is going to be a wetContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, June 14, 2021, or: Of Rainy June Days & Closely-Watched Packages”

Movie Watcher Memories: Indiana Jones, Mom, and Me

It’s not the years, honey. It’s the mileage. – Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark It was 40 years ago, give or take a few days, that my mom, Beatriz Diaz-Granados, and I went to see Raiders of the Lost Ark, a new action-adventure movie produced by George Lucas, written by Lawrence Kasdan,Continue reading “Movie Watcher Memories: Indiana Jones, Mom, and Me”

Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, June 12, 2021, or: A Funny Thing Happened to Me on the Way to WordPress….

Hey there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Saturday, June 12, 2021. Currently, the temperature is 85˚F (30˚C) under light rain. With humidity at 54% and the wind blowing from the west at 4 MPH (7 KM/H), the heat index is 94˚F (34˚C). Today’s forecast: We can expect scattered rainContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, June 12, 2021, or: A Funny Thing Happened to Me on the Way to WordPress….”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, June 11, 2021, or: When in Doubt, Shop-with-Points!

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Friday, June 11, 2021. Currently the temperature is 84˚F (29˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 51% and a southwesterly breeze blowing at 9 MPH (14˚C), the feels-like temperature is 90˚F (32˚C). Today’s forecast calls for possible light rain throughout the dayContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, June 11, 2021, or: When in Doubt, Shop-with-Points!”

Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, June 10, 2021, or: Comings…and Goings

Hey, there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Thursday, June 10, 2021. Currently, the temperature is 88˚F (31˚C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 45% and the wind blowing from the southwest at 5 MPH (8 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 92˚F (33˚C). Today’s forecast calls for mostly sunnyContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, June 10, 2021, or: Comings…and Goings”