By George - And the Pursuit of Happiness Blog - NYTimes.com Got a girl crush on: Maira Kalman It brings me great sadness to tell you that “By George” is the last installment of Maira Kalman’s year-long series of illustrated essays on Democracy, “And the Pursuit of Happiness”. For her swan song, she enlightens us on George Washington and takes a trip to Mount Vernon. But don’t shed those tears quite yet! You’ll be able to hold her wit and great storytelling in your hot little hands because they’re making “And the Pursuit of Happiness” into a book in October 2010. Hurrah!

By George - And the Pursuit of Happiness Blog - NYTimes.com

Got a girl crush on: Maira Kalman

It brings me great sadness to tell you that “By George” is the last installment of Maira Kalman’s year-long series of illustrated essays on Democracy, “And the Pursuit of Happiness”. For her swan song, she enlightens us on George Washington and takes a trip to Mount Vernon.

But don’t shed those tears quite yet! You’ll be able to hold her wit and great storytelling in your hot little hands because they’re making “And the Pursuit of Happiness” into a book in October 2010. Hurrah!