Bow From The Waist. Accept Your Kudos.

Above -- reading on my big night. Dress: vintage from the 1970's, just like me...purchased from Pretty Penny antique clothing boutique, California. Glasses:  KLiiK, Denmark. Hello, readers!  I was recently the feature poet at Kollective Coffee and Tea in Hot Springs, and I wanted to share a few photos from that magical evening... 👆🏼Snippet from … Continue reading Bow From The Waist. Accept Your Kudos.

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Eat My Shorts

Some recent moments in the world of HOWE...  Above:  reading poetry to the public at Arts in the Park, Hot Springs. Above:  coffee shop poetry reading, Hot Springs.  Photo by Shannen LeCompt. Above:  the real joker -- reading at Kollective Coffee, Hot Springs.  Photo by Kai Coggin. Above:  flying in a dress by Elizabeth and … Continue reading Eat My Shorts

The Truth, The Whole Truth, And Nothing But The Truth

Above:  pretty accurate representation of the average online dating profile pic -- mine included.  God bless.   So yeah...I tried online dating for a few months.  OkCupid, to be exact.  I recently erased my profile, but before I ran (crying and screaming) from the insanity, I had a little fun and updated my info.  While … Continue reading The Truth, The Whole Truth, And Nothing But The Truth

I Don’t Mind You Coming Here Wasting All My Time

Oh mi gato.  LIFE.  IS.  DIFFERENT.  #EmptyNest Many people have asked about Lana.  She is fine...now.  The oral surgery became a fiasco, since she had an adverse reaction to the anesthetic.  Puking without end, amen amen.  Buckets of vomit.  There was an actual VOMIT BUCKET, used often.  It was just pitiful. But of course, she … Continue reading I Don’t Mind You Coming Here Wasting All My Time

The Tide Is High But I’m Holding On

In recent months, I've been busier than a three-balled tomcat.  Not having as much fun as the tri-baller, though -- mostly work, work, work for me. It was time to take a much needed break. For the second year in a row, I was able to take my daughter away for a nice beach vacation.  … Continue reading The Tide Is High But I’m Holding On

But When She Stops Dancing, Her Mind Turns To The Sea

1.  The big moment came.  Now my girl is a high school graduate. 🎉👏😭 This photo is hilarious (above).  She looks SO ready to be done. She's like "Pshhhhyeah, let's wrap this thing up."        Baby girl rocked it out. Graduated with Honors, 4.09 GPA. 🌟🎓🏆 She plans to be an orthodontist. After the … Continue reading But When She Stops Dancing, Her Mind Turns To The Sea

But Nobody Likes To Wait

I'm back from a harrowing respiratory infection that lasted the better part of two months. Ready to jump right into something happy.  So let's celebrate my daughter.  She just went to her third - and last - prom. Senior Prom, 2015: Boo getting pampered. She hates this photo, but it's my favorite.  She looks so happy. Just … Continue reading But Nobody Likes To Wait