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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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  • March 31, 2007

    The Fullness Of Spring

    Snowdrifts of Dogwood our back garden in the fullness of Spring!

    It was a stunningly beautiful day here in the Ozarks. Dogwood trees in full bloom are like brilliant drifting clouds in the forest. Light filters though passing clouds and brilliant new green leaves giving the place a feel of otherworldliness I feel but have a hard time describing... Birds sing, critters like the squirrels and chipmonks are full of themselves as they run about the new grass. A beautiful Kestrel flew into our yard scattering the rodentia, was one of the prettiest birds I have seen come into our garden...

    I have spent much of the day on my lounger in our sunroom windows wide and taking in the beautiful scene. I did get out in it to take a few photos and hang a feeder for the furry creatures. Tomorrow is going to be just as nice and after church we will be going door to door handing out fliers inviting people to come to our sunrise service, that will be held at the Metfield Clubhouse next sunday. Im so looking forward to that. I am also looking forward to being out in the sun, walking...

    My walks at work have been so nice that I take more and more time from my desk. I realized that I was gone nearly a half an hour yesterday and thought.."Hoku...dearest you are going to get written up..." but my boss may not even notice that I am gone... In fact I am sure that half of the time he doesnt and he trusts me to not abuse the priviledge. There is always something to look at upclose or to ponder. The fields of wild violets pale lavender and white cover every grassy knoll. I know its a weed but its lovely to behold.

    Speaking of work...I am still not assigned to a "team" but on the "Talent Pool" and spending time filling in for those that are on vacation, or leaving and we havent gotten a replacement for someone that left the group. I am loving this sort of thing. Doing work that I am familiar with yet is new and a bit challenging. I dont know how long this can continue. In between the vacation fill in assignments I just do housekeeping tasks for my old group, and listen to my Ipod. Bible teaching (I take notes too if I feel lead, and keep a little notebook on my desk for such notes )Its ideal and pray it continues indefinatly.

    Woody is not doin very well at the carlot...The truth is that he has never done well at the carlot. I cant understand why he persists at this line of work. I finally had a discussion with him about this lack of productivity. With the hours that he puts in, hes in the red much of the time and so if he finds himelf short he borrows against the margin of his brokerage account. Not wise at this time in his life. A fall in the markets could lower his value and trigger a margin call, effectively stealing a chunk of his retirement savings. It bothers me, first because I feel like he could do something else if he tried and second I feel like he doesnt care about the future. He actually said that he expects me to work full time, support us through his retirement and then when hes dead and Im old...oh well... I think not, so I am opening a IRA and putting the max in and what ever is left after saving and bill paying. We'll have that...

    I worry about getting old and being alone and penniless. I mentioned this to my friend Sandy. Sandy was the lady that I roomed with at the retreat a few weeks ago. She too has this same concern. She has visions of all the things that she wants to do but then she figures that she will have a place to sleep and a crust of bread, maybe enough crust to share some with someone but not much else...I cant see even that at this point.

    And so I will likely put all other dreams aside and keep working at the Place, putting money aside. This is the time in my life when I need to think about that, while I can still work and earn a fair living. I keep having visions of my mother and the poverty she lived in. I dont want that for myself if I can help it.

    There is this, the fullness of the Spring. I am very happy to be here in the midst of it. Glad to be well.Glad to be feeling somewhat ok about life, and glad that God has been so good to me. I need to trust Him and not worry so much and know that just as He provides for this earth, He will provide for me

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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


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    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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