We work so hard at not being present
I must admit to a guilty pleasure: Project Runway. I came across this show while staying on Kauai for two weeks back in 2006; by now I have watched all of the episodes on Netflix. Season 10 ended last week, and tonight begins Project Runway All-Stars. Ironically, I couldn’t care less about fashion, which basically strikes me as frivolous. I watch the show because of the issue of creativity: In each episode the designers are given a challenge which employs a limited amount of money and time to accomplish the challenge. I am fascinated and excited by watching the ways in which various designers take the challenge and bring something beautiful out of it, even when, as happened in one episode, the designers were taken to a Garden Shop and told that they had to use only items in the shop to construct their garment.
Whether or not we make…
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