Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, May 7, 2022, or: The Weekend is Here, and So is the Rainy Season

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s midday here in Lithia, Florida, on Saturday, May 7, 2022. It’s a warm but cloudy day in the Tampa Bay area. Currently, the temperature is 79°F (26) under cloudy skies. With humidity at 83% and the wind blowing from the southwest at 9 MPH (14 KM/H), the heat index isContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, May 7, 2022, or: The Weekend is Here, and So is the Rainy Season”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, April 29, 2022, or: The End of the Week is Nigh!

Well, it’s late morning on Friday, April 29, 2022, which means I got through another week in the Tampa Bay area relatively unscathed. Even better – even though in real-life terms there is no significant difference – the weekend, it doth beckon. At least on Saturday and Sunday the woman I refer to – sometimesContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, April 29, 2022, or: The End of the Week is Nigh!”

Musings & Thoughts for Monday, July 5, 2021, or: Of Storms, Summer Ailments, & Dealing with Weather-Related Ennui

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Monday, July 5, 2021. It’s a hot day outside; the current temperature is 85˚F (29˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 51% and the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 9 MPH (15 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 92˚F (34˚C). Today’s forecastContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, July 5, 2021, or: Of Storms, Summer Ailments, & Dealing with Weather-Related Ennui”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, May 16, 2021, or: Reflections for a Warm Spring Afternoon in Florida Revisited

Greetings, Dear Reader. It is early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Sunday, May 16, 2021. Currently, the temperature is 83˚F (28˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 30% and the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 10 MPH (15 KM/H), the heat index is 82˚F (28˚C). The current Air Quality Index is 45Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, May 16, 2021, or: Reflections for a Warm Spring Afternoon in Florida Revisited”

Life in the Time of COVID-19: Ennui, Angst, and Other Frustrations

Well, Constant Reader, another weekend is upon us here in my corner of Florida. Right now it’s early afternoon here, and the temperature outside is 92 degrees Fahrenheit under mostly sunny skies; with humidity at 62% and a westerly breeze of 11 MPH, the heat index is 108 degrees Fahrenheit. If it wasn’t so beastlyContinue reading “Life in the Time of COVID-19: Ennui, Angst, and Other Frustrations”