Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, October 19, 2022, or: A Quick Life Update on the First Chilly Day of the Season


It’s Beginning to Feel a Lot Like…. Autumn Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s a chilly autumn day here in Lithia, Florida, on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, with gray skies and temperatures in the 50s (Fahrenheit)/10s (Celsius).  I don’t watch local news on TV much, but from what I see on my PC’s Weather app, aContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, October 19, 2022, or: A Quick Life Update on the First Chilly Day of the Season”

Music Album Review: ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack – Expanded Edition)’


A “Roguish” Tale of Two Albums On December 16, 2016, Walt Disney Records released Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), the soundtrack album to Gareth Edwards’ gritty (and first Star Wars “standalone” feature film outside the nine-part Skywalker Saga) action adventure. Released in compact disc, vinyl LP, and digital audio onContinue reading “Music Album Review: ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack – Expanded Edition)’”

Musings & Thoughts for Monday, January 24, 2022, or: Waiting for the Mail to Arrive


Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s mid-morning here in Lithia, Florida, on Monday, January 24, 2022. It is a chilly day here in the Tampa Bay area. Currently, the temperature is 45˚F (7˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 2 MPH (4 KM/H) and humidity at 89%, the wind-chill factor isContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, January 24, 2022, or: Waiting for the Mail to Arrive”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, January 23, 2022, or: Notes on a Cold ‘Lazy Sunday’ Afternoon in Florida


Hi there, Dear Reader. It is a chilly, gray wintry afternoon in Lithia, Florida, on Sunday, January 23, 2022. Currently, the temperature is 48˚F (9˚C) under cloudy skies. With humidity at 91% and the wind blowing from the north-northwest at 6 MPH (10 KM/H), the wind-chill factor is 42˚F (6˚C). Today’s forecast calls for partlyContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, January 23, 2022, or: Notes on a Cold ‘Lazy Sunday’ Afternoon in Florida”

Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, January 22, 2022, or: Reflections on a Cold Florida Winter Afternoon


Hi there, Dear Reader. It is early afternoon here in Lithia, Florida, on Saturday, January 22, 2022. It is a cold, gray, and rainy day here in the Tampa Bay area. The current temperature is 52˚F (11˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With humidity at 95% and the wind blowing from the north-northeast at 10 MPHContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, January 22, 2022, or: Reflections on a Cold Florida Winter Afternoon”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, January 21, 2022, or: Closely Watched Packages – ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ CD Edition


Hi, there. Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in Lithia, Florida, on Friday, January 21, 2022. It is a chilly day here in the west-central part of the state. Currently, the temperature is 71˚F (21˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With humidity at 77% and the wind blowing from the northeast at 3 MPH (4 KM/H0,Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, January 21, 2022, or: Closely Watched Packages – ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ CD Edition”

Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, January 20, 2021, or: The Package is in the Mail…and Other Weighty Issues


Greetings and salutations, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in Lithia, Florida on Thursday, January 20, 2022. It is a cool – but not freezing – day here in the Sunshine State; currently, the temperature is 70˚F (20˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the southeast at 1 MPH (2 KM/H) and humidityContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, January 20, 2021, or: The Package is in the Mail…and Other Weighty Issues”

Musings & Thoughts for Monday, January 17, 2022, or: Cold Weather & New CDs


Hi there, Dear Reader. It is a chilly afternoon here in Lithia, Florida on Monday, January 17, 2022. It is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and it is cold – by the standards of us subtropical denizens; I know that some of you who live up in colder climes don’t think 60˚F (16˚C) is cold,Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, January 17, 2022, or: Cold Weather & New CDs”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, January 9, 2022, or: Update on My ‘Star Trek II’ Soundtrack Album Order (Cos There’s Not Much Else to Tell)


Hola, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in Lithia, Florida, on Sunday, January 9, 2022. It’s a warm winter day here in the Sunshine State. Currently, the temperature is 79˚F (26˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With the wind blowing from the east-southeast at 10 MPH (16 KM/H) and humidity at 63%, the feels-like temperature isContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, January 9, 2022, or: Update on My ‘Star Trek II’ Soundtrack Album Order (Cos There’s Not Much Else to Tell)”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, January 7, 2022, or: Keeping an Eye on the Post….


Hey, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in Lithia, Florida, on Friday, January 7, 2022. It is a cool Florida “winter” day. Currently, the temperature is 75˚F (24˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the north-northwest (with emphasis on “north”) at 6 MPH (10 KM/H) and humidity at 72%, the wind-chill factorContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, January 7, 2022, or: Keeping an Eye on the Post….”