Howard McEwen

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Bow Ties are the Wave Runner of the Men’s Fashion World.

August 14th, 2015 · No Comments

And here’s why I think that.

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Here’s How I Wear My Bow Tie…But You Do Your Own Thing

August 14th, 2015 · No Comments

And here’s how I wear my bow tie.

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Bow Ties are the Practical Tie

August 14th, 2015 · No Comments

My newest piece for Bow Tie Aficianado is here.

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The Courage to Wear a Bow Tie

July 8th, 2015 · No Comments

Here is my second post for Bow Tie Aficionado.

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Bow Tie Aficionado First Post

June 23rd, 2015 · No Comments

Here’s my first post for the site Bow Tie Aficionado. There will be more to come.

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Lacto-fermentation notes!

May 3rd, 2014 · No Comments

So I’ve a another new hobby: Lacto-fermenation. Best known as homemade sauerkraut. Here’s what I’ve got so far after some false-starts and multi-failures. Experiment One – traditional sauerkraut 1 head of green cabbage 1.5 Tablespoon salt 1 tablespoon caraseed Ferment for 9 days. Maybe a little too salty but a success! Second experiment – started […]

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Daddy Issues excerpt

April 29th, 2013 · No Comments

Here’s an excerpt from Daddy Issues. In this bit, the main character has a gun and has the man who hurt his daughter in his sights. What’s he do? Is a violent society useful? He writes: ### “Pocketing Dad’s .38 wasn’t planned either. But I had it. I knew dad had it for years and while […]

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My Twitters

January 31st, 2013 · No Comments

Tweets by @howardmcewen

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Novella/Short non-fiction book club

January 10th, 2013 · No Comments

For the past year and a half, I was involved in a book club. The goal from the beginning was to read new fiction and discuss it. This was good for me because I rarely read new releases. Having the book club focused like this was a way to force myself to read outside of […]

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Why I wrote the novel Wrath – the life and assassination of a United States Governor

December 2nd, 2011 · No Comments

Sometime in 2008 I was doing the pre-internet equivalent of web browsing – aimlessly roaming the public library. I’d pick up books, sample a bit then move onto something else. In the ‘BIOGRAPHY’ section a slim, 130 page blue book caught my attention. It was William Goebel: The Politics of Wrath by James C. Klotter. […]

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