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 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”

After the Assault on the Capitol: One Year Later – Lest We Forget


All of us here today do not want to see our election victory stolen by emboldened radical-left Democrats, which is what they’re doing. And stolen by the fake news media. That’s what they’ve done and what they’re doing. We will never give up, we will never concede. It doesn’t happen. You don’t concede when there’sContinue reading “After the Assault on the Capitol: One Year Later – Lest We Forget”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, January 5, 2022, or: Playing Whack-a-Mole with Ads from ‘Patriot’ Groups on Facebook


Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in Lithia, Florida on Wednesday, January 5, 2022. It is a cool winter day – by Florida standard, at any rate. Currently, the temperature is 74˚F (23˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With humidity at 71% and the wind blowing from the west-northwest at 4 MPH (6 KM/H),Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, January 5, 2022, or: Playing Whack-a-Mole with Ads from ‘Patriot’ Groups on Facebook”

Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, November 4, 2021, or: Late Night Travails…and the Jenna Ryan Saga Ends


Hi, Dear Reader. It’s midafternoon here in FishHawk, Florida on Thursday, November 4, 2021. It’s a cool – but not chilly – fall day. Currently, the temperature is 77˚F (25˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 78% and the wind blowing from the northeast at 7 MPH (12 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 77˚F (25˚C).Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, November 4, 2021, or: Late Night Travails…and the Jenna Ryan Saga Ends”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, September 3, 2021, or: Reports from Far & Near


Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Friday, September 3, 2021. It’s another hot, humid, and – later – rainy early autumn day here in the Sunshine State. Currently, the temperature is 83˚F (29˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the southwest at 2 MPH (4 KM/H)Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, September 3, 2021, or: Reports from Far & Near”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, March 28, 2021, or: A Little Bit of This and a Little Bit of That Revisited


Hi there. It’s just past noon on Sunday, March 28, 2021, and here in New Hometown, Florida it is a warm, sultry day. Currently, the temperature is 84˚F (29˚C) under mostly cloudy skies; with humidity at 66% and the wind blowing from the south-southwest at 14 MPH (22 KM/H), the heat index is 86˚F (30˚C).Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, March 28, 2021, or: A Little Bit of This and a Little Bit of That Revisited”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, February 14, 2021, or: A Little Bit of This, a Little Bit of That


A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That Greetings, Dear Reader. It’s close to midafternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Sunday, February 14, 2021. Currently, the temperature is 82˚F (28˚C) under sunny skies; with humidity at 62% and the wind blowing from the southwest at 19 MPH (31 KM/H) the feels-like temperatureContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, February 14, 2021, or: A Little Bit of This, a Little Bit of That”

Musings for Tuesday, February 9, 2021: Trump’s Second Impeachment Trial Begins; My 4K Blu-ray Collection Expands (Yet Again)


Hey, Dear Reader. It’s mid-morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. It’s chilly outside; the temperature is 68˚F (20˚C) under foggy conditions  – there’s a Dense Fog advisory that expires at 9 AM Eastern Daylight Time. With the wind blowing from the south at 3 MPH (5 KM/H) and humidity atContinue reading “Musings for Tuesday, February 9, 2021: Trump’s Second Impeachment Trial Begins; My 4K Blu-ray Collection Expands (Yet Again)”