Part 2, Project Runway, Walla Walla edition…

To recap, my astute readers, we left off going through stock and donated wedding dresses and found the following: Yep. We have an Austin Scarlett. Who? You know…Austin Scarlett. A Project Runway Season 1/Project Runway All-Stars… Attention must be paid. Right? Reverence must be given. Right? The past is immutable. A fixed point. Unable to…

Project Runway, Walla Walla edition…

A theatre’s costume shop is powered by donations, always with the best of intentions. Sometimes it is a personal downsizing, sometimes it is a loved one suffering from a loss that wants to gift their clothing to a known space for their things too live anew. Sometimes, as is the gift of a small town,…

And in other costume news…

Preview costumes in progress by designer Deborah Trout for The Turn of the Screw! An unnamed governess travels to an isolated mansion, hired by a mysterious guardian to care for two orphaned children. What follows are a series of increasingly ominous encounters with “the others”—menacing spirits of the manor’s previous staff. Are the ghosts supernatural…

My journey begins…with Whitman AND the HJT

“I sat down and tried to rest. I could not; though I had been on foot all day, I could not now repose an instant; I was too much excited. A phase of my life was closing tonight, a new one opening tomorrow: impossible to slumber in the interval; I must watch feverishly while the…