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Letter: Calling all pumpkin artists

Letter: Calling all pumpkin artists

“The Bakery has hosted Night of 100 Pumpkins for 30 years! We supply the tents and tables, facilitate the judging, solicit prizes from local businesses and host a Halloween night party with live music, free pumpkin bread, hot cider and cocoa. But the real work is what you all do, carving and decorating incredible works of temporary art using pumpkins,” writes David Santner.

Carbon dioxide explained

Carbon dioxide explained

If you know any skeptics regarding carbon dioxide, or who are not freaked by the earth’s still-new milestone of hitting 400 parts per million, just point upward any night, and show them how it operates elsewhere in the universe.

The moon meets the planets

The moon meets the planets

Unlike this spring and most of the summer, all four of the classic bright planets are now hovering close to their maximum possible brilliance. But just to make things unnecessarily easy, the moon is about to highlight each one by hovering alongside it.

Letter: Trump was right to downplay Covid

Letter: Trump was right to downplay Covid

“Remember what else was going on then?” writes a reader. “You couldn’t buy toilet paper or other paper products, bleach, alcohol-based disinfectants were also gone and some food products like flour, sugar and some meats were in short supply. Can you imagine what it would have been like if the president was adding fuel to this fire. We would have had riots in supermarkets.”