There is stuff afoot that would have our Newburyport City Government pass legislation banning plastic bags. I’m not for this.
Yesterday I emailed the Mayor and the Newburyport City Councilors. The email was pretty simple:
“Dear Mayor Holaday and Newburyport City Councilors,
Please leave my plastic bags alone. I recycle and reuse faithfully. (And I fully understand the [...]
Definition of Patina:
“A surface appearance of something grown beautiful especially with age or use.” Merriam-Webster
If you ever watch anything on TV that has to do with old stuff, from the tonier PBS “Antiques Road Show,” to the newer “Pawn Stars” on the History Channel, something old would be brought in, and if it has been [...]
Newburyport City Councilor Bob Cronin has submitted a “tweaked” Demo Delay Ordinance to the Newburyport City Council this Tuesday, and for me, it’s a real head-scratcher - and that’s being polite.
While it clarifies the ordinance, it also appears to give the decision making power about whether an historic structure should be demolished, as I read [...]
The Newburyport Police Department has a terrific and helpful Facebook page. It’s public, so if you are not on Facebook you can still check it out. You can leave comments and concerns, and the Newburyport Police Department responds. It gives a wonderful human face to the people that serve Newburyport. You can find it here.
This is a version of the orange cake that is floating around the World Wide Web. I’ve tweaked it so that it is easy and works for me and hopefully for you.
Orange almond meal cake/bread, gluten free
2 1/2 cups almond meal (I use Bob’s Red Mill)
1/2 cup sugar
2 egg whites
zest from 2 [...]