Musings & Thoughts for Monday, June 27, 2022, or: Of Summer Weather, Broken Mugs, and the Need for Human Connections

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It is late morning in Lithia, Florida, on Monday, June 27, 2022. It is a typically steamy summer day here in the Tampa Bay area. Currently, the temperature is 87°F (30°C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 69% and the wind blowing from the southeast at 5 MPH (8 KM/H),Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, June 27, 2022, or: Of Summer Weather, Broken Mugs, and the Need for Human Connections”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, June 22, 2022, or: Once Upon a Morning Dreary, While I Pondered, Weak and Weary….

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It is late morning – noon is not that far off, and because I’m not Speedy Gonzales at the keyboard, it will be early afternoon by the time I post this on WordPress – in Lithia, Florida, on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. It is a hot early summer day in theContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, June 22, 2022, or: Once Upon a Morning Dreary, While I Pondered, Weak and Weary….”

Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, June 18, 2022, 0r: A Short Post on a Stormy Florida Afternoon

Hi, there, Dear Reader! Today’s blog post will be shorter than usual. I briefly considered reviewing either a book or the 1997 George Clooney-Nicole Kidman political action-thriller The Peacemaker, but I dismissed that as soon as I sat down at my desk and opened Word to start this post. It seemed like a promising ideaContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, June 18, 2022, 0r: A Short Post on a Stormy Florida Afternoon”

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”

On Film and Film-Watching: My Ephemeral, Aspirational, and ‘Take with a Grain of Salt’ TBW List for the Week of June 6-12, 2022 (Already in Progress)

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in Lithia, Florida, on Wednesday, June 8, 2022. It is a warm early summer day in the Tampa Bay area. Currently, the temperature is 81°F (27°C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 87% and the wind blowing from the west-southwest at 4 MPH (7 KM/H), the feels-likeContinue reading “On Film and Film-Watching: My Ephemeral, Aspirational, and ‘Take with a Grain of Salt’ TBW List for the Week of June 6-12, 2022 (Already in Progress)”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, June 1, 2022, or: Summer Hath Arrived…and My Movie Collection Grows Yet Again

Greetings and salutations, Dear Reader. It is late morning here in Lithia, Florida, on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. It is a hot first day of (meteorological) summer in the Tampa Bay area. As I write this, the temperature is 83°F (28°C) under mostly sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 11 MPHContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, June 1, 2022, or: Summer Hath Arrived…and My Movie Collection Grows Yet Again”

Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, May 28, 2022, or: It’s Beginning to Feel a Lot Like Summer

“It was a hot and muggy day.” As I write this, it’s early afternoon here in Lithia, Florida on Saturday, May 28, 2022. And as you can see, it is a hot, humid late spring day in the Tampa Bay area. Currently, the temperature is 82˚F (28˚C) under mostly sunny skies. With humidity at 74%Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, May 28, 2022, or: It’s Beginning to Feel a Lot Like Summer”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, May 27, 2022, or: Oy, the Things that Keep Me Awake at Night!*

* Angst, Sadness, and Stagnation. Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning in Lithia, Florida, on Friday, May 27, 2022. It is a hot late spring day – another reminder that meteorological summer[1] (June 1 to August 31) begins next week. Currently, the temperature is 85°F (30°C) under mostly sunny skies. With humidity at aContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, May 27, 2022, or: Oy, the Things that Keep Me Awake at Night!*”

Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, May 24, 2022, or: Will the Force be with Me on the Real ‘Star Wars Day’?

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It is midday/early afternoon in Lithia, Florida, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. It is a hot late spring day in the Tampa Bay area. Currently, the temperature is 87°F (31°C) under mostly cloudy skies. With humidity at 65% and the wind blowing from the southeast at 9 MPH (14 KM/H), theContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, May 24, 2022, or: Will the Force be with Me on the Real ‘Star Wars Day’?”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, May 20, 2022, or: Baby, It’s Stormy Outside!

Hi, there. Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in Lithia, Florida on Friday, May 20, 2022. It’s a dark, stormy, and cool late spring day in the Tampa Bay area. Currently, the temperature is 74°F (23°C) under cloudy skies. With humidity at 90% and the wind blowing from the southeast at 4 MPH (7 KM/H),Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, May 20, 2022, or: Baby, It’s Stormy Outside!”