Yearly Archives
Posted on December 31st, 2014 by paularath

Ah, New Year’s Resolutions. That January 1 ritual we all love to hate. More often than not, our resolutions are overly ambitious, especially when they relate to health and fitness. And an unrealistic goal can lead to unnecessary anxiety and frustration. The result can destroy any motivation and momentum brought on by hopes for change
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Posted on December 30th, 2014 by paularath

Like many other folks, I am cleaning out some files at the end of the year. It really feels good to get rid of stuff, doesn’t it? It makes the impending new year feel more like a clean slate. In tossing out old medical files, I came across the discharge packet I was given when
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Posted on December 21st, 2014 by paularath

Sorry I had to pull my recent post about wrapping gifts for the Palama Community Christmas Party. I didn’t know that the generous company¬†and its¬†employees who helped with wrapping gifts and decorating the gym had asked for total anonymity. After our Palama staff told me that, I thought I’d better pull the blog right away.
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Posted on December 16th, 2014 by paularath

Los Angeles-based jewelry designer Misa Hamamoto of Misa Jewelry is combining a homespun holiday with the Honolulu introduction of her new line of fine jewelry. She will unveil her simple, elegant new collection: 6 – 8 p.m. Riches Kahala, Kahala Mall Tuesday, December 16 Misa is from Honolulu and first learned her jewelry skills at
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Posted on December 12th, 2014 by paularath

I saw Bev Creamer, a long time friend of mine from The Honolulu Advertiser and an extraordinary jewelry designer, at a luncheon Hawaii Business Magazine gave for its freelancers yesterday. Bev has been doing more traveling in recent years and last September, she spent time in Europe. In the early years of her jewelry making,
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