WellesleyWeston Magazine

WINTER 2016-2017

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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148 156 186 18 The Green Scene Ruth Furman shares her favorite winter landscape brighteners. 22 10 Tips for Better Public Speaking Does the very idea of speaking in front of a crowd frighten you? Follow our tips and you may even enjoy your next public speaking engagement. 28 Inbox Get the latest on the people who make things go in community businesses and read about important events in Wellesley and Weston. 44 Forum Readers speak out on issues of importance to them. In this issue, Michelle Chalmers, MSW shares her thoughts on how to raise children with a deeper understanding of human differences. 128 Fitness & Health Dealing with bereavement during the holi- days can be one of the most stressful times in life. Local experts share ways to cope. contents departments winter 2016/2017 C O U R T E S Y O F R E G I S C O L L E G E C O U R T E S Y O F B R O M L E Y / J A M E S H S C H R I E B L 134 Good Works In a nationwide opiate crisis, the Lighthouse Charitable Foundation offers help. 142 Family Matters Helping others can actually make you happi- er. Discover new ways to give together as a family this holiday season and all year long. 148 Education The Regis College Children's Center earns high marks with area parents. 156 Artist Profile Wellesley abstract artist Carolyn Mackin "lets the magic in" with her bold and vivid paintings. 166 Books Weston's Eve Megargel's memoir, Learning to Kiss, chronicles the struggles, victories, and courage of her autistic son, Billy. 172 Local Cuisine Former Wellesley and Weston resident Matt Jennings offers a unique dining adventure at Townsman, his Boston restaurant. 178 Food & Wine Eat, drink, and be merry with crowd- pleasing holiday recipes from local cooks. 186 Excursions Celebrate the holiday season and the winter wonderland of Manchester, Vermont. 194 About Town Wellesley and Weston residents attending noteworthy events throughout Greater Boston. 208 Last But Not Least This page gives our readers the opportunity to express themselves creatively with writing, art, and photography. In this issue, Sturdy Waterman tells us how shoe giant Nike got its start right here in Wellesley.

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