Our North Fall 2021 issue includes advice on choosing a new fireplace, hosting friends for the holidays (closer than you think!), and renovating with sustainability in mind. The design experts at The Cutter’s Edge provide practical tips on redecorating that’s not just beautiful but functional too, without straining the budget. Finally, in a thoughtful editorial, Cayman Marshall founder Todd Adair notes that for many of us, one of the most profound long-term effects of the pandemic has been a pervasive sense of uncertainty. The real estate gains of the last few years are not guaranteed to continue, and could even reverse. In either scenario, if you’re thinking about selling, do so because it’s the right time for you and your family – not because of some imagined advantage you might gain later. That much, at least, is certain.