A Sunday in November 2022: An Update in Haiku


Long, slow, winter day; My mind, too tired to write prose, Crafted some haikus. 

Bonus Blog Post for Sunday, June 5, 2022, or: You Say ‘Turkey,’ I say ‘Turkiye’


It’s late afternoon here in Fish Hawk, Florida, on June 5, 2022. It’s hot, humid, and mostly sunny. I guess those scattered showers in today’s forecast were spotty; it was cloudy and gloomy most of the day, but judging from the light that passes through the closed blinds in my room, it’s definitely not raining,Continue reading “Bonus Blog Post for Sunday, June 5, 2022, or: You Say ‘Turkey,’ I say ‘Turkiye’”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, December 26, 2021, or: To Blog or Not to Blog…Oh, Hell, Let’s Just Post Some Christmas Music Videos!


Hi, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in Lithia, Florida on Sunday, December 26, 2021. It’s a mild winter day in the subtropics. Currently, the temperature is 77˚F (25˚C) under sunny skies.  With humidity at 62% and the wind blowing from the northwest at 3 MPH (5 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 76˚F (25˚C). Today’sContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, December 26, 2021, or: To Blog or Not to Blog…Oh, Hell, Let’s Just Post Some Christmas Music Videos!”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, July 25, 2021, or: Significa and Insignifica Redux


Hi, Dear Reader. It’s mid-afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Sunday, July 25, 2021. It is hot outside: the current temperature is 89˚F (32˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 51% and the wind blowing at 6 MPH (9 KM/H) from the north-northeast, the feels-like temperature is 99˚F (37˚C). Today, the skies will beContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, July 25, 2021, or: Significa and Insignifica Redux”

Book Review: ‘William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope’


The Force. The Force doth give a Jedi all his pow’r, And ‘tis a field of energy that doth Surround and bind all things Together, here within our galaxy.  – Obi-Wan Kenobi, William Shakespeare’s Star Wars, Verily A New Hope, Act II, Scene 2 On July 2, 2013, Philadelphia-based Quirk Books published Ian Doescher’s WilliamContinue reading “Book Review: ‘William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope’”