Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, January 12, 2022, or: Blu-ray Collecting: A Cure for the Blues?

Hi there, Dear Reader. It is early afternoon here in Lithia, Florida on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. It is a mild winter day in the subtropics. Currently, the temperature is 72˚F (22˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 10 MPH (16 KM/H) the feels-like temperature is 72˚F (22˚C). Today’s forecastContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, January 12, 2022, or: Blu-ray Collecting: A Cure for the Blues?”

Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, January 11, 2022, or: Good Things – and ‘Great Escapes’ – Come in Small Packages

Hey, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in Lithia, Florida, on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. It is a chilly winter day here in west-central Florida, though it’s bound to warm up a bit as the day progresses. Currently, the temperature is 58˚F (15˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 68% and the wind blowingContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, January 11, 2022, or: Good Things – and ‘Great Escapes’ – Come in Small Packages”

Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, December 30, 2021, or: That’s a Wrap for ’21 – Part One

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in Lithia, Florida, on Thursday, December 30, 2021. It’s a cool, gray winter day. Currently, the temperature is 71˚F (22˚C) under cloudy skies. With humidity at 92% and the wind blowing from the south-southwest at 6 MPH (10 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 70˚F (21˚C). It’s goingContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, December 30, 2021, or: That’s a Wrap for ’21 – Part One”

On Music: Meet My Latest Musical Find – ‘Spotlight on John Williams’

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in Lithia, Florida on Tuesday, December 28, 2021. It is a warm winter day in the Sunshine State. Currently, the temperature is 77˚F (25˚C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 66% and the wind blowing from the south-southwest at 7 MPH (12 KM/H), the feels-like temperatureContinue reading “On Music: Meet My Latest Musical Find – ‘Spotlight on John Williams’”

Christmas 2021 (Tempus Fugit Edition)

Well, Dear Reader…. it’s Friday, December 24, 2021. Christmas Eve…my 58th one (!) since I was born. It’s also: The 56th Christmas without my dad The 51st Christmas since we last celebrated the holidays with most of my mom’s family, including both grands and my cousin Mauricio, who died several years later The 50th sinceContinue reading “Christmas 2021 (Tempus Fugit Edition)”

Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, December 18, 2021, or: Bond 25 is On Its Way, & a Quick ‘Last Saturday Before Christmas’ Update

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s mid-morning here in Lithia, Florida on Saturday, December 18, 2021. It is a chilly early winter morning here in west-central Florida. Currently, the temperature is 66˚F (19˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 95% and the wind blowing from the east-southeast at 4 MPH (6 KM/H), the feels-like temperature isContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, December 18, 2021, or: Bond 25 is On Its Way, & a Quick ‘Last Saturday Before Christmas’ Update”

Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, December 16, 2021, or: One Package Arrives, Another Goes Missing

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in my corner of Lithia, Florida, on Thursday, December 16, 2021. It’s a cool early winter day. The current temperature is 74˚F (24˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 92% and the wind blowing from the east-southeast at 8 MPH (12 KM/H), the wind-chill factor is 72˚FContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, December 16, 2021, or: One Package Arrives, Another Goes Missing”

Tempus Fugit, or: There I Was, in a High School Auditorium…..

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It is late morning here in Fish Hawk (Lithia), Florida, on Wednesday, December 15, 2021. It is a cool early winter day here in the Sunshine State. The current temperature is 74˚F (23˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With humidity at 84% and the wind blowing from the northeast at 13 MPHContinue reading “Tempus Fugit, or: There I Was, in a High School Auditorium…..”

Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, December 4, 2021, or: Michigan School Shooter’s Parents are Arrested & Arraigned; Another Blu-ray Joins My Collection

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in my corner of west-central Florida on Saturday, December 4, 2021. It’s a lovely, mildly warm early winter day. The current temperature is 76˚F (25˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the south-southwest at 3 MPH and humidity at 49%, the feels-like temperature is 75˚FContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, December 4, 2021, or: Michigan School Shooter’s Parents are Arrested & Arraigned; Another Blu-ray Joins My Collection”

Thanksgiving 2021 Report, ‘Umbrellas of Cherbourg’ Update, & Other Musings

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s mid-morning here in my corner of west-central Florida on Friday, November 26, 2021. It is a chilly late fall day here in the Sunshine state, a reminder that meteorological winter is only a few days off (astronomical winter, or the winter solstice, is still a few weeks away; it doesn’tContinue reading “Thanksgiving 2021 Report, ‘Umbrellas of Cherbourg’ Update, & Other Musings”