Misc Balter

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

Happy 50th Charlie Brown !

I know, I can’t believe they’ve been doing this for 50 years either !! This show wasn’t really my Mom’s favorite, but I loved watching it every year.  One year, I stumbled upon a HUGE, basket ball sized, red Christmas bulb for sale and had to have it. Why? Because I just knew I could […] Read more…

Shop Small for Christmas : Etsy

As the Christmas shopping season approaches, you’ll be seeing signs for ‘Shop Small Saturday’. This is a great time to give your business to the Mom-n-Pop shops. You know, the ones that actually employ most of America. OK, moving on… What’s Etsy? You may know already, but in case you don’t, Etsy.com is a website […] Read more…

Veterans Day – We must never forget.

My son asked me one day about the little paper poppy in the truck windshield that I had trouble tossing. Faded and torn it was purchased, as I always do, from the veterans who give them for a small donation. I tried, in vain, to explain where how story of the poppy came from. This […] Read more…

Friday Funny : License Plates

If you haven’t seen it yet, I’ve got one of those crazy license plates. I love it, it makes people smile, and shake their head, and some pull out a phone for a pic.  This morning on a run to Target, I spotted a good one.  The owner and I had a quick laugh as […] Read more…

September 11 : A day of reflection

…the names go on, seemingly, forever…. Back in March, I took my son on an incredible trip to New York City / Brooklyn. We spent 5 days exploring and soaking up everything The Big Apple has to offer. It’s a B I G city. One of our ‘must-see’ spots was the 9-11 Memorial. That day […] Read more…

It’s only September, but Halloween’s coming !

Here’s some miscellaneous balter for your day. I’ve been spending time on other projects this week (damn you Pinterest!), so I’ve neglected the blog. Here’s a tiny tidbit to get your day off on a smile. I promise some more interesting posts later. I’ve got some lights that I (we) made out of curtain rods, […] Read more…

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