Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, June 16, 2022, or: Reveries, Regrets, and Reminiscences

Hi there, Dear Reader. It is late afternoon in Lithia, Florida, on Thursday, June 16, 2022. It is a hot early summer day in the Tampa Bay area. Currently, the temperature is 91°F (33°C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 70% and the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 7 MPH (12 KM/H), the feels-likeContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, June 16, 2022, or: Reveries, Regrets, and Reminiscences”

Musings & Thoughts for Monday, March 7, 2022, or: Waking Up at 3 AM is Not My Cup of Tea (or Starbuck’s Coffee)

Hi there, Dear Reader. It is a hot, muggy, almost summer-like day here in Lithia, Florida, on Monday, March 7, 2022. Currently, the temperature is 83˚F (29˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With humidity at 64% and the wind blowing from the southeast at 12 MPH (20 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 86˚F (30˚C). Today’s forecastContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, March 7, 2022, or: Waking Up at 3 AM is Not My Cup of Tea (or Starbuck’s Coffee)”

Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, March 1, 2022, or: The One with ‘Je ne sais quoi’

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It is late morning in Lithia, Florida, on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. It is a cool Florida winter day in the Tampa Bay area. The current temperature is 64˚F (18˚C) under cloudy skies. With humidity at 84% and the wind blowing from the north-northeast at 7 MPH (12 KM/H), the feels-likeContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, March 1, 2022, or: The One with ‘Je ne sais quoi’”

Musings & Thoughts for Monday, February 28, 2022, or: Turning the Page on the Calendar…Again

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in Lithia, Florida, on Monday, February 28, 2022. It is a warm Florida winter day in the Tampa Bay area. Currently, the temperature is 74˚F (24˚C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 80% and the wind blowing from the west at 3 MPH (5 KM/H), theContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, February 28, 2022, or: Turning the Page on the Calendar…Again”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, February 18, 2022, or: Additional News Re ‘West Side Story’ 4K Release and Other Ramblings of a Sleep-Deprived Blogger

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning in Lithia, Florida, on Friday, February 18, 2022. It is a gray and cool winter day here in the Tampa Bay area, but we’re also in the midst of a warming trend. Currently, the temperature is 76˚F (25˚C) under cloudy skies. With the wind blowing from the west-southwestContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, February 18, 2022, or: Additional News Re ‘West Side Story’ 4K Release and Other Ramblings of a Sleep-Deprived Blogger”

On Movies: He’s America’s Storyteller, or: Why I Am a Spielberg Fan

I don’t dream at night, I dream at day, I dream all day; I’m dreaming for a living.― Steven Spielberg On December 18, 2021 – less than two months ago – Steven Spielberg celebrated his 75th birthday. Eight days earlier, 20th Century Studios (the former 20th Century Fox Film Corporation and now a wholly owned subsidiaryContinue reading “On Movies: He’s America’s Storyteller, or: Why I Am a Spielberg Fan”

Musings & Thoughts for Monday, January 24, 2022, or: Waiting for the Mail to Arrive

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s mid-morning here in Lithia, Florida, on Monday, January 24, 2022. It is a chilly day here in the Tampa Bay area. Currently, the temperature is 45˚F (7˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 2 MPH (4 KM/H) and humidity at 89%, the wind-chill factor isContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, January 24, 2022, or: Waiting for the Mail to Arrive”

Tempus Fugit, or: There I Was, in a High School Auditorium…..

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It is late morning here in Fish Hawk (Lithia), Florida, on Wednesday, December 15, 2021. It is a cool early winter day here in the Sunshine State. The current temperature is 74˚F (23˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With humidity at 84% and the wind blowing from the northeast at 13 MPHContinue reading “Tempus Fugit, or: There I Was, in a High School Auditorium…..”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, December 1,2021, or: Early to Bed…Early to Rise

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s mid-morning here in my corner of the Tampa Bay area on Wednesday, December 1, 2021. It is a chilly day. The current temperature is 56˚F (14˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 92% and the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 3 MPH, (5 KM/H) the wind-chill factor is 54˚FContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, December 1,2021, or: Early to Bed…Early to Rise”

Musings & Thoughts for Monday, November 29, 2021, or: Another Quiet Day in Paradise?

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s almost noon here in my corner of west-central Florida on Monday, November 29, 2021. It is a chilly day by the standards of the Sunshine State. Currently, the temperature Is 68˚F  (20˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 65% and the wind blowing from the north-northwest at 8 MPH (13Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, November 29, 2021, or: Another Quiet Day in Paradise?”