Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, September 18, 2022, or: The First Hints of Autumn (Florida-Style), and My ‘Exciting’ Saturday Night


Goodbye to Summer? It’s beginning to feel like autumn. No, the leaves on the trees aren’t changing color, at least not this far south, and not with most trees that grow in Florida. And there is no chill – beyond that of an air conditioning unit set below 78 degrees – that nips the airContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, September 18, 2022, or: The First Hints of Autumn (Florida-Style), and My ‘Exciting’ Saturday Night”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, April 13, 2022, or: A Hump Day Update from a Weary Blogger


Hi, there, Dear Reader. I am still trying to take what I call a mental health break, so today’s post won’t be about anything substantial. So if you were hoping for another serious essay about the Russian invasion of Ukraine, a review, an update on my creative writing endeavors, or the usual stories I tellContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, April 13, 2022, or: A Hump Day Update from a Weary Blogger”

Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, April 12, 2022, or: My First Day Using My New IdeaCentre, and Other Pressing Matters


Yesterday was my first full day of using my new Lenovo IdeaCentre AIO 3 “all-in-one” computer. I started using it early on Sunday night after the Caregiver took its predecessor out of my room and helped me set it up on my desk. I installed antivirus software and linked my Amazon Music. Amazon Prime Video,Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, April 12, 2022, or: My First Day Using My New IdeaCentre, and Other Pressing Matters”

Musings & Thoughts for Monday, April 11, 2022, or: Meet the New PC…Not Quite the Same as the Old PC


Well, Dear Reader, a week after I purchased a Lenovo IdeaCentre AIO 3 AMD All-in-One personal computer to replace a desktop computer that died on Saturday, April 2, I am happy to report that I am back at my desk in my room. The Caregiver removed the now-defunct Lenovo C506 All-in-One that I brought toContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, April 11, 2022, or: Meet the New PC…Not Quite the Same as the Old PC”

Old Gamers Never Die: War is All Hell in Ultimate General: Civil War’s Battle of Philippi


Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s midafternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Saturday, August 7, 2021. It’s a typical summer day. Currently, the temperature is 83˚F (28˚C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 59% and the wind blowing from the south-southwest at 8 MPH (11 KM/H), the heat index is 90˚F (33˚C). The forecastContinue reading “Old Gamers Never Die: War is All Hell in Ultimate General: Civil War’s Battle of Philippi”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, May 2, 2021: or, Of Laptops, Old (Dead) and New…..


Greetings, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Sunday, May 2, 2021. It’s hot and muggy outside; the current temperature is 85˚F (30˚C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 65% and the wind blowing from the south-southeast at 8 MPH (13 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 89˚F (32˚C). Today’s forecastContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, May 2, 2021: or, Of Laptops, Old (Dead) and New…..”