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By Beth Teitell GLOBE STAFF May 3, 2018


By the time I got to the master bath, with its radiant-heated floors, free-standing egg-shaped tub I initially mistook for an art installation, and a $63,000 slab of marble topping the two-sink vanity — so buttery it looked poured — I was almost crying.

Crying for all I didn’t have, for all I would never have, for all a socially minded person should not covet:


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