Designer Stephanie Lake espouses that you shouldn’t wait for a special occasion to use your fine china, but that you should surround yourself with beautiful things every day. How might this philosophy play out in your own life? What assets do you believe Minnesota provides for the arts community and for Stephanie in particular?
What things are you surrounded by in your own environment that reflect who you are? Choose a special item and pay tribute to it by writing a poem about it, sketching it or using another creative method to express its significance.