Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Hawaiian Word and Hubbell Trading Post

ABC Wednesday is a word meme with participants from around the world. This fabulous meme was created and hosted by Mrs. Denise Nesbitt who hails from Great Britain. Over time, others have joined in to help host this wonderful and informative meme. We are now in our EIGHTH round! Some of the participants have been with this from the very first round; others have joined in along the way. Each week we are taken across the globe to see the varied and exciting contributions people have taken the time to discover and capture. We start with the letter, "A" and each week we post something in regards to the next letter of the alphabet. This week's letter is, "H".


Not as in laughter, ha  (which would be ha, ha, ha). The Hawaiian word for, breath is ha. Pronounced the same way as we do in the English language. Ha.

A very good word for breath. You say it often when you are heaving out a breath, or, at least a variation of it. Ha. See if you can catch yourself doing it.

Hogan at Hubbell

The Hubbell Trading Post is a National Historic Site and it is still on the original homestead land that was originally on. The significance of this trading post in the history of our nation, let alone the southwest is not normally covered in our school's history curriculum. If you happen to take an art history course of southwest art, you are most likely to learn about it there. If not, go to the link provided! The site is run by the Western National Parks organization which maintains the trading traditions the Hubbell family established.


Sylvia K said...

Terrific post for the H Day -- pardon me now while I take a HA!! I love it!! Interesting about the Hubbell Trading post, too!! You're just full of intriguing Hs today!! Not unusual for you however!! Have a wonderful week!

ABC Team

Roger Owen Green said...

HA! Yes, you've given me my next H post.
ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Kay L. Davies said...

Ha, I ha'd and I ha'd and I blew the house down.
Curious to know what you inspired Roger to do.
-- K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

chubskulit said...

Great choice for letter H. Gorgeous shots.

Have a peek on my letter H, see you.

Leslie: said...

Cool - I tried it and did end up with a "ha" sound! lol Interesting bit about the Trading Post, too. You'll notice I did Hawaii today.


photowannabe said...

Very unique post today.
I do a lot of "ha-ing" when walking up the stairs too many times.

ρομπερτ said...

impressed impressed impressed

please have a good wednesday.

daily athens

Wanda said...

Ha Ha Ha... very clever. Like your H's...you always have such great ABC's.

Tumblewords: said...

I use Ha a lot and appreciate it!! Thinking maybe I could live in the Hubbell Trading post. It has such style!

Jingle said...

kind of haunting to me.
powerful image,
you make us remember this one.

Short Poems said...

Lovely post and beautiful shot. Thanks for sharing the infos!

Joy said...

A breathing ha, so appropriate. Sandstone, my favourite building material, the interior looks as though I could browse in there for some time.

☆♥Shydub♥☆ said...

Ha, i like that

Say Hi to my Horse, my entry for H.

Kay said...

Love this! I remember seeing all the ads for the big show at the Polynesian Cultural Center called Ha, the Breath of Life.

Vinay said...

lovely :) I think a deep Ha would be useful now.. coz am breathless :D

Vinay @ I Rhyme Without Reason


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