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boston globe magazine
February 20, 2011

Your Home: Light Issue

Issue highlights

coupling: stories about relationships

In the big house

A husband discovers the hidden dangers of a guest room.
dinner with cupid

Humor me

Will this pediatrician find that laughter is the best medicine?
Miss Conduct

The boorish beau

Problems with a daughter's boyfriend, plus clueless spouses and immodest relatives.

Extreme litigation

Why Jesse "The Body" Ventura is slamming the TSA.
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Sick over jungle fever

Sick over jungle fever

A new interracial-dating 'guide' leaves one reader ill.
Jade Guerra
First Person

Being Harriet Tubman

Dorchester actress Jade Guerra, 27, re-creates the historical heroine for local schoolchildren.
Beef stew

C’est si boeuf

Three classic French beef stews.
Tales From the City
Catch of the day
A Red Sox fan makes an astute observation at a restaurant and two youngsters are baffled by the old way of doing things.
On the Block
Step on it
Three homes with showstopping staircases.
Style Watch
Meet the steampunkers
They're taking Victorian fashion back to the future.
Photos Folks in their steampunk finery
Letters to The Boston Globe Magazine
Readers write in about our guide to surviving the season's chill and the general woes of winter.

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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.