Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, December 7, 2022, or: Pearl Harbor Day Revisited, Trump’s Very Bad Day, and Other Stuff


Hi, there, Dear Reader. Well, it’s Wednesday, December 7, 2022, and as I write this, it’s nearly midday on this day that marks the middle of the week. I’ve been up since 5:55 AM but have not done much yet; I slept a tad better than I did the night before last, but I feelContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, December 7, 2022, or: Pearl Harbor Day Revisited, Trump’s Very Bad Day, and Other Stuff”

On Blogs & Blogging: My Blogger Blog Hits the 1M-Pageviews Milestone Despite MAGA Fans’ Attempts to Muzzle It


If you’re familiar with the genesis of A Certain Point of View, Too, you may recall that this blog was the unexpected consequence of a grievous act of censorship on the part of both Facebook and a handful of Trump supporters back in March of 2020, just as the COVID-19 pandemic was being mishandled andContinue reading “On Blogs & Blogging: My Blogger Blog Hits the 1M-Pageviews Milestone Despite MAGA Fans’ Attempts to Muzzle It”

Elections 2022: The Ballot is in the Mail!


As I wrote in yesterday’s post( Elections 2022: I Voted Today to Save American Democracy…Will You Do the Same?), I spent part of my Sunday morning carefully filling in the bubbles on my mail-in ballot for next month’s elections. It was, I admit, a bit overdue, and even though it wasn’t an “at the lastContinue reading “Elections 2022: The Ballot is in the Mail!”

Elections 2022: I Voted Today to Save American Democracy…Will You Do the Same?


This morning – after having breakfast that consisted of two cups of coffee and a leftover breadstick from last night’s ordered-from-Pizza Hut dinner – I fulfilled my obligation as an American citizen and completed my vote-by-mail ballot for the upcoming midterm election in November. I’ve had my ballot from the Hillsborough County Elections Department inContinue reading “Elections 2022: I Voted Today to Save American Democracy…Will You Do the Same?”

Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, October 8, 2022, or: What’s on My Mind Today?


Things On My Mind, Saturday, October 8, 2022

Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, August 16, 2022, or: An Update on My Latest Order from Amazon*


This wasn’t the topic I wanted to delve into today, though! Well, it’s late morning here in my corner of Lithia, Florida on Tuesday, August 16, 2022. As I write this – with the digital album J.S. Bach Orchestra: Air on the G String and Violin Concertos playing on my Amazon Music app – IContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, August 16, 2022, or: An Update on My Latest Order from Amazon*”

Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, July 12, 2022, or: Memories, Congressional Hearings, and a Book Recommendation


Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s afternoon in Lithia, Florida, on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. It is a torrid summer day in the Tampa Bay area. As I write this, the temperature is 90°F (32°C) under cloudy skies. With humidity at 63% and the wind blowing from the south-southwest at 11 MPH (17 KM/H), the heatContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, July 12, 2022, or: Memories, Congressional Hearings, and a Book Recommendation”

Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, July 5, 2022, or: Fear and Angst in America


Hi, there, Dear Reader. It is early afternoon in Lithia, Florida, on Tuesday, July 5, 2022. It is a sweltering summer day in the Tampa Bay area. Currently, the temperature is 90°F (32°C) under mostly sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 5 MPH (8 KM/H) and humidity at 64%, the heatContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, July 5, 2022, or: Fear and Angst in America”

Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, June 30, 2022, or: A Little Bit of This, and a Little Bit of That


Hi, Dear Reader. It is late morning in Lithia, Florida, on Thursday, June 30, 2022. It is a sultry summer day here in the Tampa Bay area. Currently the temperature is 86°F (30°C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the east at 2 MPH (3 KM/H) and humidity at 71%, the heat indexContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, June 30, 2022, or: A Little Bit of This, and a Little Bit of That”

We Fought Against Fascism in Europe in 1944; Now We Fight It Here in America in 2022


As I wrote earlier today, today marks the 78th anniversary of the D-Day landings on Normandy. On June 6, 1944, elements of six infantry divisions – three American, two British, and one Canadian – landed on five beaches along a 50-mile front on the northern coast of France. Codenamed Operation Neptune, the amphibious landings, precededContinue reading “We Fought Against Fascism in Europe in 1944; Now We Fight It Here in America in 2022”