THE SEATTLE TIMES MAGAZINE / SEPTEMBER 2, 2001

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PHOTOGRAPHED BY TRACY MARANDER
On the Cover
  Self-conscious about being skinny, rocker Kurt Cobain rarely appeared without a shirt in public. But lounging in his pajamas at their Olympia apartment in 1988, he allowed girlfriend Tracy Marander to take his picture.
Cover Story: Beyond The Myths
  WRITTEN BY CHARLES R. CROSS

As a rock musician Kurt Cobain reached the heights of fame, but it wasn't enough for the troubled kid from Aberdeen. An excerpt from the new biography, "Heavier Than Heaven."
Plant Life: Perfect Potpourri
  WRITTEN BY VALERIE EASTON
PHOTOGRAPHED BY ELLEN BANNER

With silky petals, colorful buds and a smattering of spice, homemade potpourri puts the fake stuff to shame.
On Fitness: Faux Sugar
  WRITTEN BY MOLLY MARTIN
PHOTOGRAPHED BY ELLEN BANNER

While some say there's no substitute for the real thing, that hasn't stopped people from trying to come up with the ideal artificial sweetener.
Northwest Living: Born-Again Bungalow
  WRITTEN BY STEVE PIERCE
PHOTOGRAPHED BY STEVE RINGMAN

With splash, dash and panache, a budding designer has transformed a long-neglected Central Area home.
Now & Then: Banking Life
  WRITTEN BY PAUL DORPAT
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