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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At Home with Jon Keller:

For A Serious Journalist, A Sense Of Humor Is Key: It comes as no surprise that Jon Keller, political analyst and satirist for “The News at Ten” on WLVI-TV 56, was class clown while growing up in Cambridge. He was also a voracious newspaper reader who discussed politics around the dinner table with his parents. […]

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At Home with Helen Greiner:

Helen Greiner can build you a robot, but don’t ask her to cook you dinner. The cofounder and chairwoman of iRobot Corp. of Burlington, which makes the Roomba vacuum cleaner and other robotic devices, makes only tea and coffee in her kitchen, beautifully appointed with Corian and chrome design and modern appliances. The two meals […]

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At Home with Arthur Golden:

Standing inside Arthur Golden’s Victorian house, it’s easy to assume he purchased this striking, teal-colored Brookline home, with its stained-glass windows and stately oak stairway, wainscoting, and trim, after the enormous success of his 1997 novel “Memoirs of a Geisha.” To the contrary, however: The 44-year-old Golden and his wife, Trudy, bought it 17 years […]

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