Featured in June 2009

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Photo by  Bob Hiemstra

On the Cover

Your (practical) guide to summer fun:

Summer Gift Guide


In This Issue

Thoughts, p. 2

The Simple List, p. 4

Contributors, p. 18

Editor’s Note, p. 21

Everyday Celebrations
Three summer picnic menus and how to pack everything to go, p. 25

Your Words
What is the best thing money can’t buy?, p. 35

Life Lessons
Writer Steve Almond attempts to defend Accumulated Male Junk, p. 59

The Quiz
What the heck is a mondegreen? Find out here, p. 64

Personal Best
Author Pico Iyer shares his top-10 things to do every time you travel, p. 159

Reality Check
Surprising calorie expenditures, p. 242

Real Simple to Go, p. 244


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