Howard McEwen

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Thoughts on Mansfield Park

July 21st, 2016 · No Comments

I was excited to read Mansfield Park. What intrigued me was a lower class protagonist. Not upper-middle class like Elizabeth Bennet or the Dashwood sisters. Even if things didn’t turn out well for the women from S&S or P&P, they’d always have a roof and meal. Fanny didn’t come from those circumstances. I also thought […]

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Bow Tie Articles

January 14th, 2016 · No Comments

Since last summer I’ve been posting pieces on Bow Tie Aficionado but not posting them here. So here they all are so far. Bow Ties at a Funeral It’s  Bow Tie…Not a Bow Untied Bow Tie Review: Tie Room Marvin and Pilou Bow Ties are NOT Cool Pensee Bow Ties Review Bow Tie Review: Bow […]

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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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