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July 26, 2009
Babies and Boomers

Babies and Boomers

When's the right time to start a family? To this generation, it's never too late.


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Issue highlights

coupling: stories about relationships

Goodbye, Pa

Going through the pain of my father-in-law's death, my own marriage grew in ways big and small.
dinner with cupid

Higher ground

They like to hike and bike. Can they share in more adventures?
miss conduct's ettiquette column

Play date predicament

When another mother expects day care on call, plus forced wedding congratulations.
pierced column

An exam to love

When I'm 85, I'd gladly take a driving test.
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Dead presidents, thespian dreams, and the meaning of life

Dead presidents, thespian dreams, and the meaning of life

A bucket list doesn't have to be epic to give you a fresh perspective. I've got just the proof.
All inclusive

All inclusive

A family trip involving several generations can lead to precious memories -- if you can organize one without killing your relatives first. Here are some pointers from a pro.
Discuss Have tips on organizing large family trips?
My Woodstock

My Woodstock

It happened 40 years ago next month. Three New Englanders who were there look back.

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First Person
Equality quest
A gay Cuban-American dad and former state legislator, 39-year-old Jarrett Barrios of Jamaica Plain is the next president of the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.
The immortalists
The age-defying boomers are still going strong. Too strong.
On the Block
Feeling the salt air
These Manchester-by-the-Sea homes offer boatloads of charm.
Tales from the City
Hat tricks
An unknowing Yankees fan meets a Sox fan in Tuscany, and shock ensues when a secret about video games is revealed.
Fashion Snapshot
Brimming over
Summer hats have wide, wide appeal.
Freshly minted
Sweet or savory, the versatile herb always dazzles.
Kitchen Aid Spearmint and peppermint
On deck
The Duxbury Bay Maritime School has a splashy new building.
Parenting Traps
DVR dad
Sometimes it's easier just to hit "delete."
Letters to the magazine editor
Readers weigh in on eating local.

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Steve Carrell

Kickin' back with Steve Carell in Marshfield

This summer, the star returns to Massachusetts for some much-needed R & R.
James Reeb

Letter from Selma

Revisiting the 1965 murder of a white Boston minister that helped usher in the Voting Rights Act.
Home-birth battle

Home-birth battle

Massachusetts doesn't regulate midwives. Now one brave – and unlikely – advocate is fighting for change.
Your Home: Solutions for small spaces

Your Home: Solutions for small spaces

The professionals share space-saving tips for every room in your home.