Keychain of the Day
 
This is one of my favorite keychains from Hawaii. I've had it for like 15 years and I got it at the wonderful and magical ABC store there. I think the whale is adorable and it is true. Maui is so festive that even the whales go to raise their younguns. The humpbacks with all their blubber might think it is nice, warm water, but I've always found the Pacific to be freezing in the summer and not any better in the winter when the whales show up. Even with a wetsuit, it is pretty brutal. It is worth being cold for all the amazing snorkeling around Black Rock though. It used to be for royalty only back when the island was a kingdom and I can certainly understand why they'd hoard it. Turtles, urchins, critically endangered monk seals, coral, sharks, lionfish, tangs, humuhumunukunukuapua'a, and so much more. Lovely! When the whales come close to you (since, like manatees, you aren't supposed to approach them- MMPA72) during a "Maui mugging", the white on their body combined with the dark blue water and sunlight turn this really opally sort of teal. It is really hypnotic and pretty.
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You will be awarded my gratitude and friendship. To show everyone you worship me, I will make you a custom Smoo Crew Basic Membership Icon that can be used absolutely anywhere as your user pic (100x100 pixels).
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Like art?  Me too!  I will take an original artistic photograph or draw a unique picture for you in MS Paint.  You may feel free to make topic suggestions, and I will feel equally free to disregard them.  The art you receive will remind you of work by great masters you may find in places like the Louvre; however, rest assured this will be completely my own design.
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I will mention you expressly by name in at least one Keychain of the Day post. I will also promote one Web site of your choice and/or opine on any topic you select.
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If you had "Get the Goddess of Smoo to be my pen pal" on your to-do list, then get ready to check it off!  I will write you a personal e-mail and will respond to at least two of your messages, possibly more if you're interesting.  So make it interesting!
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Wow, I can't believe how loyal a Smoo Crew member you are!  To express my sincerest gratitude, I will mail you a real, hand-drawn thank you card, just like in the olden days.
Pledge $1 or more per each exciting and exquisite Keychain of the Day posting
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By now we are pretty much BFFs; to express this, I will send you a friendship bracelet crafted by mine own divine Smoo Goddess hands.  Feel free to complete the circle and send one back to me.
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Get a piece of the magic that you can treasure forever.  I will send you one real legit keychain from my extensive collection of thousands.  This is truly my most spectacular and meaningful reward.  Is this a costly level of patronage?  Yes.  Yes, it is.  After all, I didn't get thousands of keychains by GIVING THEM AWAY after all!
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