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boston globe magazine
February 14, 2010
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Issue highlights

coupling: stories about relationships

The last one standing

It’s hard to be happy when all of your friends -- but not you -- are getting married.
dinner with cupid

Ski bums

The slopes are their milieu. Will their date be a peak experience?
miss conduct's ettiquette column

The digital distraction

How to lure partygoers away from the laptop, plus co-workers’ baby showers.
pierced column

A month of our own

In search of a theme for the Bay State.
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Loving Lent

Loving Lent

Catholic or not, a little deprivation goes a long way.
Seaside school
First Person

Seaside school

Pam Erickson, 46, cofounded Coastal Studies for Girls, a new semester program in Freeport, Maine, that welcomes its first class -- a dozen 10th-graders -- today.
Mousse in minutes

Mousse in minutes

You still have time to make a special Valentine’s Day dessert

More in this issue

Tales from the City
Road compassion
A kind bump on the road, and getting playful with names.
On the Block
A French air
These mansard-roofed homes offer stately charm.
Fashion Snapshot
The leg up
Patterned stockings add oomph to an outfit.
Breathing room
A claustrophobic, chopped-up 19th-century flat gets a contemporary fix.
Parenting traps
The last diaper
Potty training is a watershed moment -- and the start of something new.
Letters to the Magazine Editor
Readers sound off on “The Police Suicide Problem” and Boston's so-called ugly buildings.

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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.