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?”

Movie Review: ‘The Umbrellas of Cherbourg’ (1964)

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg/Les Parapluies de Cherbourg  (1964) Written and Directed by: Jacques Demy Music by: Michel Legrand Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo, Anne Vernon, Marc Michel, Ellen Farner, Mirelle Perrey, Harald Wolff, Jean Champion Madame Emery: Stop crying. Look at me. People only die of love in movies. On December 16, 1964, 20th CenturyContinue reading “Movie Review: ‘The Umbrellas of Cherbourg’ (1964)”

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”

Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, November 25, 2021, or: Thanksgiving Day is Here….

Hi, there, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in my corner of west-central Florida. It is a cold end-of-autumn day. Currently, the temperature is 65˚F (19˚C) under sunny skies. With the wind blowing from the east-northeast at 6 MPH (10 KM/H) and humidity at 85%, the wind chill factor Is 62˚F (17˚C). Today’s forecast callsContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Thursday, November 25, 2021, or: Thanksgiving Day is Here….”