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Read Haiku Corner daily on the Tidings comics page. Monday, April 6Tree trunks hold aloftfragile clouds of pink delightin cerulean sky—Rebecca MalmTuesday, April 24Abandoned quarryThe book of earth left openPages of stone, unread—Pepper TrailWednesday, April 25Pink and white and bluePink flowers across the...

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A pair of scissors may be just the thing to get your poetry juices flowing. Join Sallie Erhman at the Medford Library’s Adams Room on Saturday May 9, from 2 p.m., to 4 p.m., for her Cut-Up Poetry workshop. Cut-up poetry was a literary...

Updated at 12:06 PM

Read Haiku Corner daily on the Tidings comics page.Monday, March 30Please Spring, sting this breathAwaken a bright keennessImplicate this heart—Kathy...

Updated at 11:41 AM

Funnel cakes are special sweet treats that are enjoyed by young and old alike. I will never forget the first time I tasted a funnel cake. This special treat reminded me of beignets that I enjoyed in New Orleans. Perhaps it was because both...

Updated at 11:35 AM

Mayonnaise is more than a spread for sandwiches or a dressing for salads. As strange as it might seem to those of us who grew up using it most often for sandwiches, mayonnaise is now being used as an ingredient in...

Updated at 11:32 AM

The government is lowering the recommended amount of fluoride added to drinking water for the first time in more than 50 years.

Updated at 11:24 AM

I have written this column for a little over nine years, a time period stretching back so far that I covered Barry Bonds in the inaugural edition, and he was still relevant. Yet here my journey comes to an end with a final installment.

Updated at 10:36 AM

If you find yourself sweating out a day that is monstrously hot, chances are you can blame humanity. A new report links three out of four such days to man's effects on climate.

Updated at 10:29 AM

Dave Granlund cartoon about the prom.

Updated at 10:25 AM

Dave Granlund cartoon about the prom.

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