A few weeks ago I purchased some arts & crafts items that had belonged to an artist - unknown to me. There were fiber things, a box of copper enameling supplies. And this unusual ceramic piece, unglazed, with holes around the edges. Perhaps it was intended to be a basket base? As I looked through the pages of notes and sketches, contemplated the patterns and tried to decide what the ceramic base was intended for - and what I might create from it, I felt a connection with her. So perhaps some day my collections of art supplies and unfinished projects will become a connection to a future artist.