Home Style & Entertaining

Island style living

Posted on May 19th, 2020 by paularath

During the past couple of weeks I have been enjoying interviewing prospective scholarship candidates for our Palama Settlement student scholarships. (Sadly, we’re on Zoom this year.) It’s always one of my favorite times of year, as I get to catch up with students we have been helping the past year, as well as meeting new
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Posted on May 9th, 2020 by paularath

OK. I admit it. Since the coronavirus quarantine, I have watched way too much TV. (And that includes quite a few movies on our TV screen.) But I will defend my habit by saying that I do quite a bit of homework about a show, series or movie before I invest my time in it.
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Posted on April 9th, 2020 by paularath

It’s far too easy to swim into a sea of angst in these days of self quarantine. It can sneak up on you at the most unexpected times, sometimes even when you’re just sitting in your comfy chair, reading. If and when this starts to happen, there’s a technique that Jerry has learned to employ,
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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 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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