Yearly Archives
2020
Posted on March 23rd, 2020 by paularath

Since Jerry and I are self-quarantined in our home, I decided to pay a little more attention than I usually do to the state of this place we love. My goal: to work on, or preferably complete, one task each day that will contribute to the care and cleanliness of our home. A few examples:
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Posted on March 12th, 2020 by paularath

Back in the day, around 20 years ago, I was the fashion writer for The Honolulu Advertiser. (Until, sigh, the newspaper closed.) It was the perfect job for me, as I was both a writer and a fashion designer. I also had a weekly segment called “Island Style” on the Channel 2 Morning News with
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Posted on March 9th, 2020 by paularath

You may have noticed I haven’t written a travel blog in awhile. Jerry and I decided to focus a year or so on our home and get some major stuff done. Major stuff such as refinishing the chocolate eucalyptus floors (pau!), re-roofing the house (pau!), installing new rain gutters (pau!), checking and cleaning our 30
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Posted on February 13th, 2020 by paularath

Well, hey, it can! That is, if it’s in the hands of an indigo expert who is determined to keep his craft going through the long winters in Cooperstown, New York. The man who introduced me to indigo, Darius Homay, has moved to a much colder clime, Cooperstown. Snow and ice are frequent backyard visitors.
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Posted on January 1st, 2020 by paularath

If friends have noticed I haven’t seemed totally engaged with the holiday season this year, it’s true. Something else has been much on my mind: textile art. I wouldn’t say I have been obsessing over it, but, well, it has occupied a chunk of my waking hours. I have been working on three pieces I
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