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My Wide Blue Seas

Its All About The Journey



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Name~ Hokule'a Kealoha

Short Bio~Hokule'a Kealoha is the Nom De Plume of a writer that formerly lived in Hawaii and is now living a life of adventure on the highways and byways of the American South . I am a Born Again follower of Jesus, as well as a wife, mother of cats and dogs,jeweler, entreprenuer, photographer and pilgrim...

Age~ Old enough to know better

Status~ Newly Single after 13 years of marriage,fur mom to the loving and devoted mini ShihTzu doggie Annabelle, born 6-11-2007 RIP 2-25-09, and the beautiful Abigail born 2-14-09

Hair Color~ natural brown/grey

Mood~ I ALWAYS have a mood, try me...

Loving~ Jesus, Hawaii, my furry friend, Abigail, my Pen Pals, Jewelry ,Blogging ,Writing anything,my Ipod,and being outdoors surrounded by my wonderful natural surroundings

Hating~ Boom Box Cars, Earspray, Abuse of Power,

Reading~
  • Bible


  • Magnificat


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  • Underwired! Louisville's magazine for Women


  • In Store~The Magazine for the American Jeweler



  • Books in Progress...
  • CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH


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  • Just Finished Reading

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  • Jesus, Divine Mercy ~
    Learn About The Divine Mercy
    I Trust In You~

    My Favorite Past Posts~Relive The Journey!~
    2009~
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  • 2008~
  • Be Thankful


  • Colateral Damage


  • Make Lemonade


  • Home Is Where The Heart Is


  • The Poor With Us


  • Because Its The Hardest Thing I Can Do


  • We Have All Become Victims


  • Lest I Forget


  • The Most Important Words


  • Family Values


  • Familiar Places


  • May Perpetual Light Shine On Them


  • A City In Motion


  • 2007~
  • The Quiet Storm


  • Fellowship of the Cane


  • Like Dead Unremembered: A 9-11 Tribute


  • The Medicine Machine


  • One Giant Leap


  • In The Steps of St. Francis


  • Too Much Information


  • The Un Choice


  • 2006~
  • The Holly and the Ivy


  • The First 9-11, Dec 7,1941


  • Small Moments of Silence


  • Peaches to Winnipeg


  • Dreaming of Hawaii


  • Memorial Day


  • Scattered Values


  • The White Line is the Lifeline for the Nation


  • Warnings of a New Civil War


  • I Will Be True To The Promise I Have Made


  • The Snowy Bloody Day


  • Cats in the Cradle


  • 2005~
  • The Journey


  • Rebirth of a City


  • For Posterity's Sake


  • The New Civil War


  • Every Mother's Son


  • And There You Stayed, Temporarily Lost at Sea


  • The Lone Rider


  • The Bible Is Not the Fourth Member of the Trinity


  • Rome Wasn't Built With Union Labor


  • Happy Birthday Mom ~revised~


  • A Beautiful Noise


  • Even Now


  • The Wearing of the Red


  • Night Ranger


  • The Joyful Traveler


  • Hoiliili "To Gather Up"


  • Ke Makakilo (My Observations)


  • He Giveth Sleep


  • Save The Children


  • 2004~
  • Lux Aeterna


  • December 2004


  • You're Joking, Right?


  • Ground Zero


  • I Am Not A Failure


  • O,To Grace, How Great A Debtor


  • Lost In Translation


  • One Small Step for Man


  • The Rainbow's End


  • Profanity


  • Taps


  • The Journey


  • Makoa's Song


  • No Aloha For The Weakest


  • The Paradoxical Comandments


  • The Time Is Now


  • 2003~
  • When No Fruit Is On The Vine



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    St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross
    St. Edith Stein~Pray for Us

    Religion Link List~

  • My Secret is Mine


  • Ignatius Insight-Online Magazine


  • Fr John Corapi SOLT


  • Dr. Scott Hahn St Paul Center


  • Fr. Mitch Pacwa~ Ignatius Productions


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  • Political Link List~
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  • Arkansas Link List~
  • Little Portion Hermitage


  • John Michael Talbot website


  • John Michael Talbot Myspace page


  • 1st United Methodist Church Bella Vista


  • Northwest Arkansas Guide



  • Mimi's Cafe


  • Metro Woman Business Directory of NW Arkansas


  • River Grille


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  • Interactive Links~

    Live WebCam Feed from the Mauna Lani Resort, Kohalla, Big Island of Hawaii


    Click here for Aloha Joe!Live Hawaiian Music 24/7

    St Damein of Molokai'i,Patron Saint of Hawaii, Pray for us

    St. Damien of Molokai'i, Patron of Hawaii and the Outcasts among us, pray for us....

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    Hawaii Links~ ~
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  • Volcano Updates (Pele's Mood Meter)Hawaii Volcano Observatory

  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

  • Volcano Watch Archives

  • Mauna Kea Observatory

  • Pacific Tsunami Museum

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  • Technorotica for Blogging~





    Blogarama - The Blog Directory

    Listed on BlogShares


    Christianity Blog Directory


  • Who Links Here...Click here to see who's linking to this site. Powered by WhoLinksToMe.com

  • Globe of Blogs~Blog search engine

  • The Blog Search Engine

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  • BlogSkins

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  • Wikipedia



  • Nuzio's Place on the Web


  • Commutefaster.com


  • PING ME!


  • MWBS Wordpress Edition


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  • Technorotica for Jewelers, and the Jewelry Trade~

  • Gemological Institute of America


  • The Drouhard National Jewelers School


  • The Conner School



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  • July 05, 2006

    Two is For Togetherness


    2004 Ohio Trip Woody and I trying not to freeze our buns off at lake Erie

    Two for Togetherness
    I saw this on another blog to complete this about Woody in honor of his 57th birthday today. I feel like I never say anything good about him, and there is a lot to love and even like about this guy...

    Two things you compliment your spouse on while in his presence:

    1. He's always making me laugh...
    2. He thinks I can do anything I want to do and tells me that
    3. Then he will go out to pave the way for me to try what ever it is that I want to try to do

    Two compliments you make about your spouse to your friends:

    1. He's a wonderful person. People love being around him.
    2. If I am in a corner about something he backs me up no matter what

    Two traits you married him for:

    1. He was honest about how he felt about me.
    2. His persistance in courting me after many obstacles were thrown in his way. I like that he knew what he wanted

    Two days you cherished the most with your husband being together:

    1. The day he said "Yes, we are buying the house on the Big Island and moving to Hawaii"
    2. " The day we left Hawaii, he promised that "I would never regret it" and he has kept his word


    Two material things you could give your husband if you just inherited a fortune:
    1. Woody is not really driven by material things, So I would commence our retirement and a lifetime of travel and adventure.

    Two things you would miss the most if she/he left for two weeks:
    1. Being grounded (not the in-trouble kind, but being grounded like having someone to keep me on the straight and narrow).
    2. Not having anyone to fight with.

    Two thoughts that crossed your mind when you first met/saw your spouse:

    1. Who is this person, and why did he just glom onto me and keep dropping names, which drives me crazy?...I snuck out of the holiday party we were attending just to get away.
    2. Why is this nutcase older guy following me around?

    Two favorite dates:1. When we were first together I took him to my favorite botanical garden and it became our place.
    2. Anytime we get to go out driving and exploring together. We call it Having an adventure!

    Two funny odd things you love:
    1. The way he loves our cats. He is not affectionate on the whole but with them he treats them like little babies
    2. I love the odd way something will touch him, and he gets all teary eyed.

    Two places you have lived with your spouse:

    1. At a house I called "Midway 'round the Bend" in Bellflower CA. This 85 year old wooden shack was our first "project" If Woody and I dont have a project going we really struggle as a couple. We renovated it from the ground up, and it fetched triple its purchase price of 80,000 (cheap for So Cal) when we sold it and moved to Hawaii.Life for us wasnt easy there, but we stuck it out and made things work which many people didnt think was possible. I miss my 75 rose bushes that I had there...

    2. At Hale Pu'uhounua, Near Pahoa, Big Island of Hawaii. for nearly four years I lived out a dream, and while it was never easy I dont regret a day spent trying to make things work out. This home was the largest, most beautifully appointed home I have ever lived in, but it was never home. I never felt settled, and knew deep down that we werent going to live there forever

    3.Our home now is in between the two in size and appointments, but I feel that we are really happy here for the first time in our marriage. That says something. We talk about living in this house for the rest of our lives, which never happened before .

    Two favorite vacations:
    1. Hawaii (anytime).We traveled there 12 times in 3 1/2 years before moving there
    2. Our Farwell/Post 9-11 trip through the southwest. We drove for nearly one month while waiting to leave for Hawaii.
    3. 0ur 1999 Virgina/Washington DC trip, fabulous
    4. Anytime we pack a suitcase... Woody is a great travel companion.
    5. it wasnt a vacation but the three weeks in Ohio were a blast check it out at My Wide Green Fields


    Two People I am tagging: (No tags...just hope that you enjoyed it and choose to try this meme...Happy Birthday Woody!)




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    My other Blogs~

  • Its All About The Journey~Reshaping My Life,One Pound At A Time

  • My Wide Green Fields~~ The Ohio Journey

  • Hokule'a~~Star of Gladness- A Poetry Blog

  • Lux Aeterna-A Memorial Blog dedicated to those affected by the events of 9-11-2001

  • Hawaii Calls! News Views and Links from the Big Island of Hawaii

  • Remembering Annabelle


  • Join the Project.... I am Blogger 768~







    Blogs I am reading~

    Pretty Nearly Daily Reads ~

  • 922 Cats

  • Collecting My Thoughts


  • Texas Trifles

  • Shiloh Musings

  • Smoothstone...

  • Attitude of Gratitude


  • LaShawn Barber's Corner

  • Journal Of A Writing Man


  • Regeneration


  • Wheelie Catholic


  • Insightscoop


  • Bloggers over 50


  • Koinonikon-Margi


  • Christ Is In Our Midst

  • Daily Weaving


  • Glory To God For All Things


  • The Eleventh~ a blog


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    Blogs of the Ozarks, and the Tri State Region~

  • Live! From Paradise!

  • Steph's Gonna Win!

  • The More Excellent Way

  • ...just another day in paradise...

  • Deo Volente

  • When Kate Blogs

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    Focus on Israel ~~~

  • Smoothstone...

  • Jack's Random Thoughts

  • Me-Ander



  • Solomonia

  • Shiloh Musings

  • Jewish in a Gentile World





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    Abigail Valentine, my little darling ~



    Fave Dog Blogs ~


  • Chihuahua Craziness

  • Miss Sadie Shih-Tzu

  • Raina Roo's and Kitty's too puppy blog

  • Bailey's Buddy

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    Annabelle my Beloved ~

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    May She Rest In Peace 2-25-2009 ~

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