March 10, 2013 | The Learning & Earning Issue

Miss Conduct’s all-in-one career fix-it guide

From negotiating your salary to delivering an unforgetable retirement speech, our advice columnist shows you the way. By Robin Abrahams

Wilson searching for insects, the same way he did as a boy.

Harvard’s E.O. Wilson on career passion

In an excerpt from his new book, a celebrated Harvard biologist offers advice for a happy career. By E.O. Wilson

Your Week Ahead

Boston Flower & Garden Show 5 things to do in and around Boston

The Boston Flower & Garden Show, the Boston Derby Dames, a master shipwright’s handiwork, and more things to do and see the week of March 10.

Out and About

OUT OF THEIR BLUE: Police officers Jenn Penton and Myles Lawton, also stars of TNT’s “Boston’s Finest,” at the Revere Hotel’s theater for the local premiere of the show on February 20 As seen around town

‘Boston’s Finest,’ the Lunar New Year, and more.


Leeks, bay leaves, onion, and parsley flavor this simple potato soup. Recipes for potato soup

Four warming dishes made with the humble spud. By Adam Ried


Buzzing through Medford on I-93

On certain stretches, the marriage of roadway and rubber produces a growl or whine. By Scott Helman

A Restaurant’s Take

Kerryman chicken and potato soup at Mick Morgan’s in Newton. Irish potato soup at Mick Morgan’s

In Newton, a kitchen experiment turned into a signature dish.

Dinner With Cupid

Just kidding on a blind date

They’re both lighthearted types. Will their joking ways help them connect?

On the Block

58 Concord Road, Marlborough. One-of-a-kind

These homes are delightfully different from the neighbors’.


Comedian Mike Birbiglia on sweet reunions

The Shrewsbury-born funnyman and star of “Sleepwalk With Me” makes a joke on Twitter.

Tales From the City

Rhymes with red: A Valentine’s story

Never underestimate a 4-year-old.

Letters to the editor

Globe Magazine readers respond to a story on Whitey Bulger and Catherine Greig’s life on the lam.