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I love you.
I feel joy in the air as I remember the September song: “Try to remember the kind of September when life was slow and oh, so mellow. Then follow, follow, follow.”
Happy September to you. Elissa’s maternity leave, spending her time nurturing a healthy baby boy, Jonathan, has been an awakening reminder. My mentor Eleanor McMillen Brown’s sage advice to her design team: “When one thing changes, you have to rethink everything.” Elissa’s first priorities are to her newborn baby and husband Colin.
Although this summer you read some essays on beauty, this newsletter is my first official one since May. I’m delighted Elissa is back, making it possible to feel I’m in close touch with you again. My sabbatical reinforced my realization of how meaningful it is to stay connected, especially during the pandemic.read more