As I teach the beginning class to a variety of students, I realize that each person has a dream that they are reaching for. James wants to be a shoemaker. [period] He wants it to be his primary job–to make shoes for people around the world. Will wanted to have a pair of shoes he made for his portfolio. He’s applying to a school in Florence, Italy in leather work. Damani has dreamed of designing and making shoes for years and wants to build her fabrication skills so she knows what’s possible. Everyone has a dream. What’s yours????