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 Tuesday, April 5, 2022, or: My New Lenovo IdeaCentre is Here

“Computers are heaven-sent when they work and hell-spawn when they don’t. There’s just not much middle ground when it comes to technology.” ― Dani Harper My new computer – a Lenovo IdeaCentre AIO 3 AMD All-in-One – arrived at our Tampa Bay area house yesterday at 5:01 PM Eastern, two days after my Lenovo C560Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, April 5, 2022, or: My New Lenovo IdeaCentre is Here”

Musings & Thoughts for Monday, April 4,2022, or: Goodbye, Old PC, Hello, New PC

As you know, my Lenovo C560 All-in-One stopped working this weekend. There weren’t any telltale signs of impending failure on Saturday, which was the last day that I used it; that day, I switched it on almost as soon as I woke up in the morning, wrote my daily blog post, spent time on Facebook,Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, April 4,2022, or: Goodbye, Old PC, Hello, New PC”

On Movies: New Additions to My Blu-Ray Collection Are on the Way to Our Mailbox

Well, this week my Blu-ray collection will get two additional titles – one that’s new-to-me, and another I-have-this-movie-already-but-I-like-the-packaging-variant-so-I-bought-it-anyway purchase. The new-to-me title is not a newly released Blu-ray, nor is it a recent movie. It’s the 2018 Warner Bros. Home Entertainment issue of Far and Away, a Ron Howard film that turns 30 years oldContinue reading “On Movies: New Additions to My Blu-Ray Collection Are on the Way to Our Mailbox”

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”

Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, May 15, 2021, or: Reflections for a Warm Spring Afternoon in Florida

Hi, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Saturday, May 15, 2021. It’s a warm late spring day; the current temperature is 83˚F(28˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 28% and the wind blowing from the east northeast at 8 MPH (13 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 82˚F (28˚C). Today weContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, May 15, 2021, or: Reflections for a Warm Spring Afternoon in Florida”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, May 14, 2021, or: The End of the Saga of the Wayward Laptop is Nigh

Greetings, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Friday, May 14, 2021. The temperature is 78˚F (25˚C) under sunny skies and the air quality index is 40 (Good). With humidity at a relatively dry 34% and the wind blowing from the north-northeast at 10 MPH (15 KM/H), the feels-like temperature isContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, May 14, 2021, or: The End of the Saga of the Wayward Laptop is Nigh”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, May 12, 2021, or: Lost! The Saga of the Wayward Laptop Continues

Hello, Dear Reader. It’s late morning on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 here in New Hometown, Florida. The current temperature is 80˚F (26˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the south at 5 MPH (8 KM/H) and humidity at 75%, the heat index is 78˚F (26˚C). The forecast calls for light rain throughout theContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, May 12, 2021, or: Lost! The Saga of the Wayward Laptop Continues”

Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, May 11, 2021, or: No Joy on the Wayward Laptop & Other Aggravations

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It is late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Currently, the temperature is 83˚F (28˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 75% and the wind blowing from the east-southeast at 3 MPH (4 KM/H), the heat index is 85˚F (29˚C). Today, we can expect partly sunnyContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, May 11, 2021, or: No Joy on the Wayward Laptop & Other Aggravations”