Staring at my video collection across the room, I see an assortment of DVD and VHS titles: classics like Casablanca, Spartacus, and 2001: A Space Odyssey; comedies like Office Space, The Full Monty, Haiku Tunnel, and Planes, Trains, and Automobiles; action flicks like The Rock, Air Force One, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, and Shogun Wedding; […]
Archives for March 2008
I love it. Click over to google.com and be dazzled by the Earth Hour motivation. Between this, and the 800,000+ Facebook users who joined an Earth Hour fan club, momentum is building in the final hours.
In honor of Earth Hour, Google went black. Check it out:
The subject says it all. Following an online recipe, I fried a chopped banana in a reduction of honey, and drizzled it with cinnamon. Healthy and tasty!
Earth citizens emit 27 billion tons of carbon dioxide every year. That is a lot, and according to a TIME Magazine story in yesterday’s online blotter, will it matter if the entire world, time zone by time zone, turns off their lights? Will such an electric reduction really matter? It’s a good question, TIME admits […]
Maybe it’s because the Newburyport School Department cafeterias are privatized operations, or maybe for some other reason, but I’m glad to see in the wake of yesterday’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture that listed 226 pages of School Food Authorities that received 143 million pounds of tainted beef from a California slaughterhouse that […]
Faced with an uncertain economy, a local man searches for buried treasure today at Bartlet Mall. I don’t know what else to say on this subject.
Gillian Swart, former Newburyport Current freelancer and staff reporter, is no longer associated with the weekly and launched her own blog this week at Port Reporter Unlimited. Welcome, Gillian. I look forward to reading your wares. All local blogs, as I find them, are linked on the right side of this page.