Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, May 4, 2021, or: Confessions of a Serial Package Tracker & May the Fourth Be With You

Hello, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Currently, the temperature outside is 79˚F (26˚C) under sunny skies; with humidity at 88% and the wind blowing from the southeast at 6 MPH (10 KM/H), the heat index is 77˚F (25˚C). It’s gonna be a hot day, folksContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, May 4, 2021, or: Confessions of a Serial Package Tracker & May the Fourth Be With You”

Musings & Thoughts for Monday, May 3, 2021: or, Of Laptops Old & New, Sea Turtle Wallpapers, and Waiting for Packages

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Monday, May 3, 2021. It’s going to be a hot beginning to the workweek. Right now, the temperature is 83˚F (28˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 73% and the wind blowing from the south-southeast at 10 MPH (16 KM/H), the heatContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, May 3, 2021: or, Of Laptops Old & New, Sea Turtle Wallpapers, and Waiting for Packages”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, April 14, 2021, or: ‘Hemingway,’ Smart TVs, and ‘Eureka!’ Moments

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Presently, the temperature is 70˚F (21˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the east-southeast at 3 MPH (5 KM/H) and humidity at 86%, the feels-like temperature is 69˚F (20˚C). The forecast for today says we’ll haveContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, April 14, 2021, or: ‘Hemingway,’ Smart TVs, and ‘Eureka!’ Moments”

Documentary Miniseries Review: ‘Prohibition: A Film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick’

Prohibition: A Film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick (2011) Written by: Geoffrey C. Ward, based in part on Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition, by Daniel Okrent Produced by: Ken Burns, Sarah Botstein, and Lynn Novick Directed by: Ken Burns and Lynn Novick Narrated by: Peter Coyote Featuring (as on-screen commentators orContinue reading “Documentary Miniseries Review: ‘Prohibition: A Film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick’”

Musings for Wednesday, February 10, 2021: or, Mo Better Blu-Rays!

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s mid-morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. Currently, the temperature is 68˚F (20˚C) under dense fog conditions. With the wind blowing from the east southeast at 3 MPH (5 KM/H) and humidity at 94%, the feels-like temperature is 68˚F (20˚C). Per today’s forecast, we can expectContinue reading “Musings for Wednesday, February 10, 2021: or, Mo Better Blu-Rays!”

Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, February 2, 2021, or: My Blu-ray Collection is Like My Waistline…It Keeps Expanding

Hello again, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. As I write this, it’s 54˚F (12˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the northwest at 13 MPH (21 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 54˚F (12˚C), just a couple of degrees colder than the forecast highContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, February 2, 2021, or: My Blu-ray Collection is Like My Waistline…It Keeps Expanding”