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The Boston Globe Magazine -- December 9, 2007
recent issues
Dec. 2 Your Home: Ready, Set, Renovate!
Nov. 25 Good Will Hunting, 10 Years Later
Nov. 18 Special living green issue


your home issue

The Grand Outdoors

Four garden makeovers, plus the perfect window box and tips from Ellen C. Wells.
the real estate issue
The Cape Is Calling

The Cape Is Calling

Vacation homes on the Cape, plus the best ZIP codes and rules for surviving a soft market.
the summer camps issue

Finding the Right Camp

A guide for the anxious parent, plus camps off the beaten trail, parenting tips and more.
Best of the New
More than 105 picks in four categories: Food, People & Ideas, Diversions, and Shopping.
Bostonian of the Year
Guarding the House

Guarding the House

When the mortgage crisis blew up, Bruce Marks stood up for the Average Joes.
the restaurant issue
The Best in Service

The Best in Service

29 places that treat you like royalty, plus the dish on waiters and diners.

Lofty Goal

Lofty Goal
Fifty years ago, despite an astonishing disability, Willie O'Ree joined the Boston Bruins and became the NHL's first black player, only to endure vicious slurs and see his dream end abruptly. Today, back in the game that made him who he is, can he change hockey once more?

The Candidates Next Door

In New Hampshire, far from the spotlight, some obscure would-be presidents are calling for change and asking for votes. Do they have a chance? That's not the point.
photo gallery The Candidates Next Door
A Captain's Calling

A Captain's Calling

In the nation's most dangerous profession, commercial fishing, scallop-boat captain Ewa Liput is smack in the middle of the most dangerous time of year.
miss conduct

Green Hair for Interviews!

Must you conform to get the job? Plus, sharing names and describing races.
Having Seconds

Having Seconds

Should we try for another baby? It depends.
Back at Ya

Back at Ya

It took a spell out west to appreciate the beauty of the rude, obnoxious, impatient Boston driver.
Heroine Worship

Heroine Worship

New Hampshire author Jodi Picoult, who wrote the story for the new Wonder Woman graphic novel, on the difficulty of fighting crime in a bustier.
The Really Big Cheese

The Really Big Cheese

Greet holiday guests with the scent of toasty gougeres warming in the oven. No one has to know you made the puffs well in advance. Plus: cheese crackers.

Unwanted Guests

Two late-night comics now have a little more in common.

Rare Treat

A minor Boston miracle, and chocolate as mental health food.

A Boomer Building Boom

New "active adult" developments keep popping up, hoping to tempt retirees to forgo Florida and Arizona.

What's Missing

Our "green" issue made some readers red with anger over environmental recommendations we left out, while one questioned the whole global warming rationale.

Going Around

An off-center decanter that functions because of its form.