Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, May 4, 2022, or: Storms, Books, and ‘Star Wars Day’


Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning in Lithia, Florida, on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. It is a warm, humid day here in the Tampa Bay area. Currently, the temperature is 79°F (26°C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 82% and the wind blowing from the east at 2 MPH (3 KM/H), the feels-likeContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, May 4, 2022, or: Storms, Books, and ‘Star Wars Day’”

Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, April 7, 2022, or: The Rainy Season Cometh! And So Doth Lightning!


Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning in Lithia, Florida, on Thursday, April 7, 2022. It’s also a warm if gray and ominous-looking spring day in the Tampa Bay area. Currently, the temperature is 80˚F (27˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With humidity at 84% and the wind blowing from the southwest at 14 MPH (22Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, April 7, 2022, or: The Rainy Season Cometh! And So Doth Lightning!”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, November 5, 2021, or: Report from the Lightning Capital of the U.S.


Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon here in my corner of west-central Florida on Friday, November 5, 2021. It’s a gray, wet, and cool fall day here. Currently, the temperature is 69˚F (21˚C) under cloudy conditions. With the wind blowing from the east at 9 MPH (14 KM/H) and humidity at 79%, the wind-chillContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, November 5, 2021, or: Report from the Lightning Capital of the U.S.”