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boston globe magazine
February 28, 2010
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coupling: stories about relationships

My father’s ashes

Talking to his remains allowed my mother the time to think about their lives and say goodbye.
dinner with cupid

A tall tale

Above average in height, will they see eye to eye?
miss conduct's ettiquette column

A house divided

He’s messy. She’s a neatnik. Who wins? Plus downstairs neighbors who need quiet.
pierced column

Playing with fire

Like Sox fans, this newcomer burns hot.
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The heaviest hand

The heaviest hand

Sure, many kids today are overweight. But the obesity police are stepping over the line.
Game boy
First Person

Game boy

This winter, Roslindale resident Andrew Innes, 40, released his self-published Anomia, a card game to confound our cluttered minds.
Green eggs and ham

Green eggs and ham

Three recipes inspired by a literary classic.

More in this issue

Tales from the City
La famiglia
A family moment in the North End, and a funny family incident at Starbucks.
On the Block
Go West!
These three Western Massachusetts homes have easy turnpike access.
A cottage with breathing room
A little addition goes a long way toward making a comfortable home.
Fashion Snapshot
Ears the thing
Large dangling options are a hit.
Parenting Traps
Playing favorites
Sometimes preschoolers prefer one parent.
Letters to the Magazine editor
Readers sound off on our love-hate relationship with taxes.

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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.