On Books & Reading: My TBR Stack – Any Progress Yet?

Greetings, Dear Reader. It is late morning in Lithia, Florida, on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. It is a warm, humid day here in the Tampa Bay area. Currently, the temperature is 84°F (29°C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 80% and the wind blowing at 2 MPH (3 KM/H) from the north-northwest, the heat indexContinue reading “On Books & Reading: My TBR Stack – Any Progress Yet?”

Book Review: ‘SSN’ (originally published as ‘SSN: Strategies of Submarine Warfare’)

The Inspiration: Tom Clancy’s SSN On November 16, 1996, Simon & Schuster Interactive released Tom Clancy’s SSN, a computer video game/submarine simulator based on the Improved Los Angeles-class nuclear-powered attack sub USS Cheyenne (SSN-773). Co-produced by Clancy Interactive Entertainment and Virtus Corporation, SSN was a single-player third-person perspective game set in what was then theContinue reading “Book Review: ‘SSN’ (originally published as ‘SSN: Strategies of Submarine Warfare’)”

Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, May 28, 2022, or: It’s Beginning to Feel a Lot Like Summer

“It was a hot and muggy day.” As I write this, it’s early afternoon here in Lithia, Florida on Saturday, May 28, 2022. And as you can see, it is a hot, humid late spring day in the Tampa Bay area. Currently, the temperature is 82˚F (28˚C) under mostly sunny skies. With humidity at 74%Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Saturday, May 28, 2022, or: It’s Beginning to Feel a Lot Like Summer”