Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, November 19, 2020, or: The Ghosts of Thanksgivings Past…and Present

Hello, there, Dear Reader. It’s late afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Thursday, November 19, 2020. Currently, the temperature here is 73˚F (23˚C) under partly skies. With the wind blowing at 12 MPH (19 KM/H) from the east-northeast and humidity at 65%, the feels-like temperature is 73˚F (23˚C). The forecast for tonight calls forContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, November 19, 2020, or: The Ghosts of Thanksgivings Past…and Present”

Musings & Thoughts for Monday, November 9, 2020, or: Why I Voted for Joe Biden Redux

Author’s Note: Parts of this blog post originally appeared on my personal Facebook page. Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s mid-morning (almost 7 AM Eastern as I start this post) here in New Hometown, Florida. Currently, the temperature is 75˚F (24˚C) under partly cloudy skies. The sun rose just one minute ago, so there’s not muchContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, November 9, 2020, or: Why I Voted for Joe Biden Redux”

Election 2020: Why I Voted for Joe Biden

In the first week of October, knowing that Postmaster Louis DeJoy, a wealthy Republican and Trump supporter, was doing everything he could – including cutting U.S. Post Office employees’ work hours, removing mailboxes for “replacement,” and dismantling sorting machines and other equipment – to hinder voting by mail efforts made necessary by the global COVID-19Continue reading “Election 2020: Why I Voted for Joe Biden”

Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, November 7, 2020, or: Blue Skies vs NaNoWriMo 2020….

It’s night here in New Hometown, Florida on this Saturday, November 7, 2020. It is nice and cool outside; the current temperature is 76˚F (24˚C) under partly cloudy skies. With the wind blowing from the east-northeast (with emphasis on the east) at 18 MPH (28 KM/H) and humidity at 78%, the feels-like temperature is  76˚FContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, November 7, 2020, or: Blue Skies vs NaNoWriMo 2020….”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, November 6, 2020, or: The NaNoWriMo Project vs. Biden-Trump Heebie-Jeebies

Hi, there, Dear Reader. As I start this post, it is just a bit past noon on Friday, November 6, 2020 here in my tiny corner of Florida. Currently, the temperature is 82˚F (28˚C) under mostly sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 13 MPH (22 KM/H) and humidity at 71%, theContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, November 6, 2020, or: The NaNoWriMo Project vs. Biden-Trump Heebie-Jeebies”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, November 4, 2020, or: Taking a Rest Day on Account of Election Anxiety

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s Wednesday, November 4, 2020, and it’s mid-afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida. Currently, the temperature is 79˚F (26˚C) under mostly sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 16 MPH (25 KM/H) and humidity at 53%, the feels-like temperature is 79˚F (26˚C). Tonight’s forecast calls for clear skiesContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, November 4, 2020, or: Taking a Rest Day on Account of Election Anxiety”

Thoughts & Musings for Tuesday, November 3, 2020, or: It’s Election Day!

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Election Day (November 3, 2020). Currently, the temperature is 76˚F (24˚C) under mostly sunny skies. With humidity at 54% and a northeasterly breeze blowing at 13 MPH (21 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is…76˚F (24˚C). Today’s forecast calls for a high of 76˚FContinue reading “Thoughts & Musings for Tuesday, November 3, 2020, or: It’s Election Day!”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, October 11, 2020: Deeds, Not Words, and Coping with Depression

Hello, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida, and it is shaping up to be another summer-like day on this Sunday, October 11, 2020. Outside, the temperature outside is 86˚F (30˚C) under mostly sunny skies. With humidity at 79% and a southwesterly breeze blowing at 10 MPH (16 KM/H), the heat indexContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, October 11, 2020: Deeds, Not Words, and Coping with Depression”

More Musings, More Thoughts for the Last Day of September 2020

More Thoughts & Musings for Wednesday, September 30, 2020 Hi there – again – Dear Reader. Yes, I’m back. I wasn’t planning on writing a third post today, but my mind is so full of thoughts that it feels as though my head will explode if I don’t give them an outlet. Besides, I’m aContinue reading “More Musings, More Thoughts for the Last Day of September 2020”

Thoughts & Musings for Wednesday, September 30, 2020: Autumn is Here…and the Presidential Campaign Heats Up

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s early morning here in my small corner of Florida, and outside it’s beginning to feel a lot like autumn. As I write this it’s not even 6 AM and the temperature is 64˚F (18˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. The wind is blowing from the north at 11 MPH/18 KPH andContinue reading “Thoughts & Musings for Wednesday, September 30, 2020: Autumn is Here…and the Presidential Campaign Heats Up”