Letter From Your Editors
We just get further distilled as this year goes on. This is who we are at our utmost selves:
November sure went by fast — did anyone else find themselves surprised that we’re suddenly a month away from a new year? The top of November submerged us in the U.S. election — and thoughtful coverage on AS — which brought on high heaps of anxiety, some of which dissolved into celebration and some of which will follow us well into 2021. But we are leaving this month officially in HOLIGAY SEASON now. So even in COVID, even as we look back at the things that we’ve lost and will continue to plague us, even as uncertainty hovers near, I have been filled with warmth and excitement by the care, humor and energy in this community — also by what Nicole is cooking up for our A+ members next month, check your A+ E-News this weekend!
Some of my must-reads of November are posts that have filled me with sense of relief in one way or another: Shelli’s roundtable on The Happies...
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