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boston globe magazine
September 20, 2009
Your Home Color: Orange crush

Your Home Color: Orange crush

One hue - both playful and refined - sets the mood at this North Shore home.


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Issue highlights

coupling: stories about relationships

Absence makes the heart...

Could I persuade my wife to give me leave from the family for a weekend with my buddies?
dinner with cupid

Oh, very young

Seeking fun? Let the millennial generation show you how it’s done.
miss conduct's ettiquette column

Rover speaks

How to reply to questions directed at your pet, plus surviving catty co-workers.
pierced column

Touching up history

The T received a needed art lesson.
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New hue review
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First Person
Divine design
Showcasing glorious couture and jewels, the exhibit “Mary McFadden: Goddesses” opens Tuesday at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston. We talk with McFadden.
Kids in the kitchen
After-school snacks your children can make for themselves.
Kitchen Aide Purees for fruit rolldowns
On the Block
Three for $399,000
Here’s what you get for the money.
Surrender the sand?
Not all of our beaches can be saved by fighting nature.
Return to splendor
A historic home gets a renovation that’s easy on the environment.
Parenting Traps
More than “Mom’’
A virtual world -- with real value.
Fashion snapshot
Racer’s edge
Shoulders get the gold medal in these looks.
Tales from the City
Quiet communion
A celebrity altar boy, and telling your children about the pre-computer age.
Letters to the Magazine editor
Readers sound off about their fashion budgets and the Henry Louis Gates Jr. arrest, and tell how they coped with the news that a son had enlisted.

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Steve Carrell

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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.