On History: ‘Yesterday, December 7, 1941, a Date Which Will Live in Infamy’ – FDR Asks Congress to Declare War on Japan

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s mid-morning here in Lithia, Florida on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. It’s a chilly and gray early winter day. The current temperature is 66˚F (19˚C) under cloudy skies and there’s a dense fog advisory for the Fish Hawk area. With humidity at 97% and the wind blowing from the south-southeast atContinue reading “On History: ‘Yesterday, December 7, 1941, a Date Which Will Live in Infamy’ – FDR Asks Congress to Declare War on Japan”

On History: ‘Remember Pearl Harbor’ – 80 Years After

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in Lithia, Florida on Tuesday, December 7, 2021. It is a chilly day – for Florida, at any rate –  and a grey, dimly lit one at that. Currently, the temperature is 68˚F (20˚C) under  mostly cloudy skies and dense fog. With humidity at 100% and theContinue reading “On History: ‘Remember Pearl Harbor’ – 80 Years After”

Thanksgiving 2021 Report, ‘Umbrellas of Cherbourg’ Update, & Other Musings

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s mid-morning here in my corner of west-central Florida on Friday, November 26, 2021. It is a chilly late fall day here in the Sunshine state, a reminder that meteorological winter is only a few days off (astronomical winter, or the winter solstice, is still a few weeks away; it doesn’tContinue reading “Thanksgiving 2021 Report, ‘Umbrellas of Cherbourg’ Update, & Other Musings”