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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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  • June 07, 2008

    The Visit

    Prince of the Bluegrass, "Windy" out of Tara's Perfect Storm, who allowed me to pet her precious three week old charmer. Kentucky Horse Park, National Horseracing Museum Lexington KY

    Woody has been visiting her for the past 10 days and we have had a very good time. The "indesgresion" has not been discussed other than he said he was sorry for fooling me and not telling me about his trip to LA. I know that had the reverse been the case he'd have had a cow about it.

    We have played the tourist over most of this week. I have gotten to see places that would have been difficult for me to go to on my own. I am still limited on the amount of driving that I can do. I have fallen asleep in the car some but not as much as I was doing prior to comming here. I think it is due to weight loss. I dont know how much as I dont have a scale and really want to focus on bettter choices and a lifestyle change. I have been eating out a lot with Woody but really have made a effort to keep it low fat and only what I need and not to over eat.

    I will write more about the trip in the comming weeks . A week ago today we went to the Kentucky Horse Park and had a wonderful time there looking at the very nice museum and getting to meet and pet some of the wonders of the horse world, most importantly "Cigar" a great horse, and he was once a all time money winner. Woody was thrilled to see him. He is quite a racing fan

    As we have driving through the fields and forests of North Central Kentucky this week I have thought long about the past and the future. The past, in my girlhood this was a place I dreamt of coming to to see the horses and visit the farms where the throughbreds were born and raised. This time of year is a marvel as one can see the foals out with their dams and everything is a lovely green. Soon this will pass as we are already having 100 degree weather. With all of the getting in and out of air conditioning, I have come down with a summer cold. Its a pain nothing more at this time

    The future... I have livied alone for two months and even weathered a few storms of a personal nature here. Now having Woody here I see how really hard it is for us to live together. We are trying to figure out what will work best. As much as I would love to buy the tiny house on the next block and move into it. I dont think that is really the best idea. Times are going to get really hard and neither of us can afford to pay the upkeep of two homes. I am sick of the mess and the nonsense of our home. I will be eliminating a lot of stuff and be glad of it. Once I can arrange a small sitting room of my own I will be spending more time alone in my house. Woody is looking for a housekeeper, which I will gladly help pay for. The cats and the cat hair is a huge problem. We are looking at medications for the constant shedding and I know that I feel better here without having that to deal with... Please God, I love my kitties, but may not be able to live with them any more. We shall see how things go when I return. I would be willing to give up a lot to have the place cleaned up and more manageable.

    Still, the idea of not having to constantly nag Woody, to get so aggravated at him all of the time. To not having the feeling that I am stumbling over a giant rock in the middle of my life, and feeling ashamed, angry, and hurt at the rejection that he seems to be oblivious too. Going around and having fun is one thing but the tough stuff of life grinds us... grinds me...

    We ruled out a divorce, the mess that will create is worse than the constant fighting. Woody says he sees that I am much happier in my smaller space and single life. He was also humiliated at a resturant as he was refered to as my "father". I know that he looked bad to me, but others see this and it scares me. I feel like I am getting younger as time is going by and perhaps he sees it too.

    He says he is going to change but he doesnt know what to change or why the change is needed. He says he isnt sure where his life is going and why its important to know. He admitted that he wouldnt have ever attempted something like I am doing and that the moment that things got hard in his life he would give up. That is no way to live. It is little wonder that out relationship hasnt grown at all. Its a very painful deal all around

    Peace is returning and I feel good. Looking forward to the classes and getting closer to my goals. the other gal is ordering her final and wants to be out in by the end of July, I need to consider that date myself.

    Im glad that Woody came to visit, it showed me a truth about myself, and now if I can learn to be truthful to myself as well, it will all have been worthwhile

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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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