December 22, 2013 | The Boston Globe Magazine


Bay watch

Since 1992, more than 1,400 stranded sea turtles have been rescued on Cape beaches and rehabbed. Meet the biggest one to wash up in a decade.

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Seeing the big picture

Recent Harvard Society of Fellows member Erez Aiden explains his new book and work on the Google Ngram Viewer, which lets users pull insight from millions of digitized books.


The traveling Christmas cookies

Our tin has been a presence each December through life’s ups and downs. By Laura Long

On the Block

Pond ambition

These homes are nestled along the water in Natick.


Prime cuts

Four decadent potato gratins. By Adam Ried

A Restaurant's Take

Potato-plus gratin

Improving on the classic at Grill 23 & Bar.

Dinner With Cupid

From left, Allo Gilinsky and Kit Mellott. Wine tasting

Will these oenophiles share more than a bottle of chardonnay?

Miss Conduct

If it quacks like a doc

Putting off a friend’s offer of alternative therapy politely. Plus, history’s worst tipping story. By Robin Abrahams


Letters to the editor

Readers respond to articles on smoking and pain relief.

Tales From the City

A festive fire for Christmas

Mixing plum pudding and flames.