WellesleyWeston Magazine

SUMMER 2012

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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contents volume 8 issue 2 8 Publisher's Letter 10 Editor's Letter features summer 2012 < 30 Dashing Decks Take the party outside this summer with a deck that's built for making the best of the season. 42 In the Kitchen with Ming We catch up with Blue Ginger chef, author, and television personality Ming Tsai in a face-to-face interview. 52 Finding a College that Fits There are many schools where students can get an excellent education beyond the revered Ivy League and NESCAC schools. Local experts share their picks with us. 64 History is Us This year marks the bicentennial of the War of 1812, and several Wellesley and Weston residents are keeping alive the memories and stories of the USS Consititution, also known as "Old Ironsides." 76 Guiding Dreams on Life's Back Nine Meet golfer Pam Kuong who took up golf later in life and is truly at the top of her game. 84 Girl Power As Girl Scouts proudly celebrates its centennial this year, we take a look back and learn what the organization has in store going forward. 92 A Dog's Best Friend Wellesley's Kathy Mahoney devotes her time to help give retired greyhounds a good home. 104 Our Open Spaces cover PETER BAKER photographer A beautiful summertime table is set at this Wellesley home that was featured on the Hills Garden Club of Wellesley's Garden Tour. Visit the trails, paths, and parks that crisscross Wellesley and Weston and learn about their history and how best to enjoy them today. 114 Sun's Up Solar renewable energy is casting a bright light in our towns. RICHARD MANDELKORN

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