Old Gamers Never Die: Rainy Saturday & Stalking Japanese Carriers in ‘Silent Service II’

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon in Lithia, Florida, on Saturday, June 11, 2022. It is a dark, stormy, and gloomy early summer day in the Tampa Bay area. As I write this, the temperature is 81°F (27°C) under alternating bouts of rain and cloudiness. With humidity at 79% and the wind blowing fromContinue reading “Old Gamers Never Die: Rainy Saturday & Stalking Japanese Carriers in ‘Silent Service II’”

Musings & Thoughts for Friday, May 20, 2022, or: Baby, It’s Stormy Outside!

Hi, there. Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in Lithia, Florida on Friday, May 20, 2022. It’s a dark, stormy, and cool late spring day in the Tampa Bay area. Currently, the temperature is 74°F (23°C) under cloudy skies. With humidity at 90% and the wind blowing from the southeast at 4 MPH (7 KM/H),Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Friday, May 20, 2022, or: Baby, It’s Stormy Outside!”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, September 1, 2021, or: Of Storms, Starships, and Superheroes

Greetings, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. It’s a gray, wet, and sullen day, and – if you go by the meteorological calendar instead of the astronomical one – it’s the first day of autumn. Currently, the temperature is 78˚F (25˚C) under rainy conditions. With humidityContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, September 1, 2021, or: Of Storms, Starships, and Superheroes”

Musings & Thoughts For Tuesday, August 3, 2021, or: Rainy Days Make Fine Reading Days (and Why I Think Donald Trump Stinks)

Hi, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. Presently, it’s cooler than usual for an August day; the current temperature is 75˚F (24˚C) under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 73% and the wind blowing from the south-southeast at 4 MPH (6 KM/H), the feels-like temperature isContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts For Tuesday, August 3, 2021, or: Rainy Days Make Fine Reading Days (and Why I Think Donald Trump Stinks)”

Musings & Thoughts for Monday, July 5, 2021, or: Of Storms, Summer Ailments, & Dealing with Weather-Related Ennui

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Monday, July 5, 2021. It’s a hot day outside; the current temperature is 85˚F (29˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 51% and the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 9 MPH (15 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 92˚F (34˚C). Today’s forecastContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Monday, July 5, 2021, or: Of Storms, Summer Ailments, & Dealing with Weather-Related Ennui”