Misc Balter

Balter; (Middle English) :To dance artlessly, usually without practiced form or skill, but always with great, contented enjoyment. example: Elaine from Seinfeld.

Hernando County School Board – Makin’ it up as they go…

Live in Hernando County, secret meetings, nepotistic safety nets, social engineering, wasteful bussing scenarios, and the bonus is crushed community spirits and diminished housing values! Oh, no…read on.  I’ve waited until I had much more credible information to be making this post. I’ve spent hours on the phone and now, I’m thinking that the blog […] Read more…

Solar Should be a No-Brainer in The Sunshine State

Turns out, it’s not.  Yesterday, I had a bit of a rant on Facebook about an email / survey I’d gotten from my power company. I thought about it a while and figured I needed a follow-up or maybe even a post for my friends that don’t follow me on social media.  I’m sure you’re […] Read more…

Christmas Eve Chili and Bagels : Cherish your traditions

Every family has their own traditions at Christmas. That’s one of the great things about this season that celebrates with light and life. When you join a family, as I did so many years ago, you combine traditions and start a few of your own. My husband’s family, though, went completely in another direction,…and I […] Read more…

‘Santaland Diaries’ : A Holiday Tradition

I have my own set of weird traditions during the holiday’s. One of which is catching yet another reading by David Sedaris of his ‘Santaland Diaries’. A short, and hilarious, excerpt of life from the viewpoint of a Macy’s elf during the Christmas season. http://www.npr.org/2012/12/24/167716732/david-sedaris-reads-from-his-santaland-diaries Please click on the link above and absorb the, slightly […] Read more…

My craziest job ever: UPS Christmas help

I know you’ve got one, the craziest job ever…mine? Well, there are a few, but a few years back I had a weird one kind of fall into my lap.  One day I was picking up mail at the development’s gang mailbox and a guy in the ubiquitous brown uniform was posting a paper at […] Read more…

My new album of the Season : ‘Straight No Chaser’

Yes it’s Christmas,…again. I love Christmas! And, yes, in this house it’s ‘Christmas’. Although, I’m not really offended by the ‘Happy Holidays and Seasons Greetings’ that are thrown around. It seems every religion has some end-of-the-year celebration – and that’s fine with me – celebrate on! Whomever you are.  Part of my personal celebration is […] Read more…

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