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boston globe magazine
June 27, 2010

Your Home: Green Issue

Issue highlights

coupling: stories about relationships

The refillable nest

With retirement, we hoped to sell the family home and be freer. It didn’t work out that way.
dinner with cupid

The long and short of it

He’s super tall. She’s sweet and petite. Will their date measure up?
miss conduct's ettiquette column

Potato, Potahto

The dos and don’ts of correcting pronunciation, plus coming-out reactions and wedding complaints.
pierced column

Audacity in the air

Taking brazenness to a new high.
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elena kagan illustration

Elena Kagan and the Harvard stigma

Sadly, the knee-jerk label of elitist just won’t die.
kerschner williams
First Person

The graduate

Kershner Williams, 17, just finished high school and has a summer job at Artists for Humanity, where he’s designed since he was a freshman.
Soy Dijon Wings

Ming and me

Lessons – and unique East-meets-West recipes – from behind the scenes of the TV show Simply Ming.

More in this issue

Tales from the City
Doggone kindness
A hot dog fiasco brings out the best in people, and blanket praise leads to a big smile.
On the Block
Asking $400,000
Three single-family homes, one price point.
Fashion Snapshot
Top priority
Summer’s hottest tanks, tunics, and halters command attention.
A new home on Martha’s Vineyard is made from some very old materials.
Parenting Traps
It’s your business
What should you do if you see a child who’s been left alone in a car?
Letters to the Magazine Editor
Readers dish up graduation advice, stories from parenting’s front lines, sympathy for the skinny, and more. Plus: the scoop on the best ice cream cakes.

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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.