ARH JEWELRY GOES TO JAPAN!

I fell in love with Japan 20 years ago. I lived there from 1995 to 1999. It got under my skin, deep into my being, for its awareness of beauty and meaning in all forms of nature. Its a place I have always wanted to keep a tie going. Now, 14 years after my last […]

THE GETAWAY WORKS WONDERS

I return to Jaipur in the late evening, the trip having taken longer than expected. But then again, everything in India takes longer than planned. Everything. In this case, the roads are a little bumpier and a little more crowded today, and if we didn’t stop for tea says Mr. Bhati, we would not have […]

BRILLIANT FUTURES – THE TALENTED AFGHANS

The morning in Jaipur is filled with the wail of peacocks. As if sensing my yearning to see a wild peacock (they are actually all wild in Jaipur), a big blue bird flies to the roof of Jaipur Heritage Home, our B & B, to my absolute delight. How could anything be so spectacularly beautiful, […]

SPIDERS

The Spider is my signature, my symbol, my logo. That elegant little creature represents self-sufficiency, independence and creativity, quietly going about her business weaving or repairing her finely-crafted web that shelters and feeds her. I speak for pretty much all Spiders. I love how diverse the species is. I liken them to my women friends. […]