Author Archives: Diane Scheurell

About Diane Scheurell

I'm a writer and author. Check out my book, Manifesting Paradise on Amazon, and my blog, ManifestingParadise.com. I talk about Hawaii and the transformation tools I used to achieve my dreams.

Building a home in Hawaii, Part 2

My latest project is building a house on the lot I purchased in 2016. After I had the land cleared and grubbed, the next step was to decide what to put on it. My expectations were high, because readying the … Continue reading

Posted in Building a new house, Decide and take action, getting out of my comfort zone, hurricanes, life choices, the nearby Pacific Ocean | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments

Parasailing in Paradise – UFO Parasailing in Kona

I so enjoyed having my daughters and nieces visiting me on the Big Island over the holidays. Actually, who am I kidding? They weren’t really visiting me as much as the island. There were only three of them here at … Continue reading

Posted in getting out of my comfort zone, learnng new things, Parasailing, Play, sightseeing on the Pacific Ocean, Things to do on the Big Island | Tagged , | 14 Comments

Building a new house in Hawaii, Part 1.

On top of everything else happening in my life, I am also building a house. Sometimes I question my sanity. I actually bought the lot while I was in England two years ago. No it’s not in England. I’m not … Continue reading

Posted in asking the Universe, Building a new house, Decide and take action, facing my fears, getting out of my comfort zone, home, plants in my yard, working in my yard | Tagged , | 11 Comments

Peace Now (Peace Week 2018, Honoka’a)

  We are living in difficult times, with much social upheaval. I despair at the rancor we show each other, and wonder when we will become civil again. It was with this backdrop that I welcomed our little town’s celebration … Continue reading

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I found a new tribe – Packer Bar in Kona, Quinn’s Almost by the Sea.

Did you ever walk into a crowd of strangers, and just know that you had a deep connection with them? It happened to me last week at Quinn’s Almost by the Sea. I discovered it in 2013, and love the … Continue reading

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Dating after 65

I’m tiptoeing back into the dating game after 30 years on the sidelines. It’s a very different world out there. In 1988, there was no such thing as dating apps. We used singles magazines and newspaper personals. After my divorce … Continue reading

Posted in asking the Universe, life choices, links to my past, Manifesting your life the way you want it, Personal growth, Single again, Using my transformation tools | Tagged , , , | 11 Comments

Big Island: if you don’t like the weather, drive five miles

Today Hurricane Hector is supposed to be arriving on the Big Island. I live on the eastern side, the direction first to get hit by rain from hurricanes. I woke this morning to a steady rain and thick humid air. … Continue reading

Posted in driving in Hawaii, Manifesting your life the way you want it, weather in Hawaii, wet/dry side of island | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments