At Home With

Mindy used to interview celebrities for a former Boston Globe column called At Home With. Here are her most popular celebrity articles.

At Home with Paul Wylie:

A new pair of skates recently arrived at the Hyannis home of Kate and Paul Wylie, 1992 Olympic silver medalist for men’s skating, yet they’re a tad too small for him. Sent by Dick Button, two-time Olympic gold medalist, the clip-on skates welcomed the couple’s first child, Hannah, who is now 3 months old. Still […]

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At Home with Ana Sortun:

Ana Sortun, chef and owner of Oleana in Cambridge, says with full confidence that she cooks with the best vegetables around. “They’re all fresh, all organic, and grown by my fiance,” she says about Chris Kurth, the farmer she shares her life with. Kurth is the “veggie grower out at The Farm School in Athol,” […]

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At Home with Nancy Schon:

Nancy Schon’s sprawling studio, a converted, expansive garage with 16-foot ceilings, is enough to make a visitor dizzy. Huge color photos of her most famous pieces decorate the walls (including the “Make Way for Ducklings” sculptures in the Boston Public Garden and Moscow), three large sculptures in progress occupy the middle of the room, and […]

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At Home with Travis Roy:

Soon after Maine native Travis Roy (at left, with Mindy) graduated from Boston University in 2000 and decided to stay in the area, he moved into a beautiful Back Bay building with a striking stone stairway and lovely lobby, complete with 24-hour concierge. For Roy, the elegant building was a necessity, not a luxury: It […]

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At Home with Ellis Paul:

Folk singer Ellis Paul and his girlfriend, Sharon Teeler, are making beautiful music together—and art, and books, and even furniture. Their mutual love of the arts, and of each other, oozes out of every nook and cranny in the jam-packed three-room home Paul has rented for five years and where she has lived since August. […]

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At Home with Rebecca Parris:

When jazz singer Rebecca Parris is not performing and teaching throughout the world, she lives in a 1950s elongated, Cape-style house where her parents, now long deceased, retired in the 1970s. “Duxbury is such an idyllic town; I immediately fell in love with it,” says Parris, 49, as she recalls childhood summers in nearby Kingston […]

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At Home with Elinor Lipman:

Best-selling author Elinor Lipman cares deeply about the use of precise words for communicating. She also cares about her home’s artfully designed decor. When the two overlap, she describes her furnishings and wall colors with exactness and begins to sound like one of her novels’ deliciously idiosyncratic characters. For instance, she stands in the lovely […]

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At Home with Loretta LaRoche:

It is symbolic that Studley the cat is the first thing a visitor encounters at the front door of Loretta LaRoche’s contemporary home, because he represents so much about LaRoche, an international stress-management consultant who lectures using humor. She recently rescued Studley, “a big, bad male cat,” after her 23-year marriage ended. “Hey, I’ve got […]

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At Home with Nancy Kerrigan:

Two-time Olympic figure-skating medalist Nancy Kerrigan recently created a “backstage dressing room” for her son in his basement playroom. She stocked it with hats and props, and she hung chiffon drapes as a doorway to a make-believe “stage.” Matthew, 5, loves to play there but registers one complaint: Can’t they do anything about the pole […]

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