WellesleyWeston Magazine

WINTER 2017/2018

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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20 The Green Scene Learn how to use plants to decorate indoor spaces for cozy holiday gatherings with family and friends and more. 24 10 Tips for Thoughtful Charitable Giving As another calendar (and tax) year comes to a close, follow our tips to guide your charitable giving. 28 Inbox Get the latest on the people who make things go in community businesses and read about important events in Wellesley and Weston. 50 Forum Readers speak out on issues of importance to them. In this issue, Pete Buhler, the spokesperson and a founding member of Our Affordable Wellesley, discusses what's happening with the 40 B issue in town. 122 Business Connection to the community pushes the Katsikaris, Shotkus, and Perdoni families to carry on following the deaths of beloved family members. 128 Fitness & Health New research offers new hope for those trying to lose weight. 134 Good Works Local volunteers provide evening meals during the holiday season and every day of the year to the hungry at Bristol Lodge. 144 Family Matters Get some reassuring advice on how to make sure the kids will be all right during the holidays after a recent divorce. 150 Education Meet Midge Connolly, the interim superintendent of the Weston Public Schools. 156 Artist Profile Weston artist George Creamer's abstract reliefs evoke the strength, brutality, and delicacy of the natural world. 164 Books Take a look inside Katie Smith Milway's new book, The Banana-Leaf Ball: How Play Can Change the World. 170 Food & Wine Travel to exotic locations with cookbooks as your guides. 178 About Town Wellesley and Weston residents attending noteworthy events throughout Greater Boston. 192 Last But Not Least This page gives our readers the opportunity to express themselves creatively with writing, art, and photography. In this issue, Kira Seamon captures the beauty of the season in a series of winter kaleidoscope photos. contents departments winter 2017/2018 M E D I A B A K E R Y 24 O J R T P h O T O G R A P h y 122 E E K h O F F P I C T U R E L A B / B L E N D I M A G E S L L C 128

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