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boston globe magazine
April 11, 2010
Prelude to a save (Photograph by Mark Goldman/Icon SMI/Corbis)

Prelude to a save

To fully appreciate the way Jonathan Papelbon closes games, it’s essential to know how he begins them.

Issue highlights

coupling: stories about relationships

Dog gone love

My husband and I lost our spaniel, but we gained an understanding.
dinner with cupid

Bringing sexy back

Will he be seduced by the way she eats steak?
miss conduct's ettiquette column

Quite, quite contrary

How to handle friends who call you a liar, plus unwanted charity.
pierced column

All for none

What’s really threatening our libraries.
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Just shoot me

Just shoot me

Let’s say you want to be the producer, writer, and, as it turns out, star of your own movie. And that movie is about trying to reunite the legendary, elusive rock band the Kinks. All you have to do is abide by one simple rule: Forget you have a life.
Video 'Do It Again' world premiere
Lost and found

Lost and found

Every antique has a history. But I never thought I’d come upon one whose past overlapped with mine.
Listen to this
First Person

Listen to this

Through, professional storyteller Andrea Lovett, 54, of Abington, is encouraging folks to tell tales.

More in this issue

Turkey, thankfully
Three flavorful, inexpensive recipes turn a November treat into an any-time go-to dinner.
Tales from the City
Bear with me
A parenting lesson on global warming, and the "local" boundaries.
On the Block
Get fit at home
These city condos offer a gym and pool steps from your front door.
Fashion Snapshot
Ripple effect
Ruffles adorn many of this season’s prettiest dresses, tops, and scarves.
Classic rock
A Lexington homeowner’s green thumb extends to stone walls, walks, and other wonders.
Parenting Traps
Public displays of nutrition
How breast-feeding begets breast-feeding.
Letters to the Magazine Editor
Readers sound off on the old family sign business and the paths to parenthood.

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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.