But If You’re Willing To Play The Game, It’s Coming Around Again

Ahhh, I look so relaxed in this photo, don't I?  This was taken on the very first day of 2017.  I took it myself, and the truth is this:  I was anything BUT relaxed.  At the time, I was dating a man who was on an extended trip to Italy, and he pretty much never … Continue reading But If You’re Willing To Play The Game, It’s Coming Around Again


I Guess I’ll Pack Up My Mind

For spring break 2017, I took my daughter Lana and her boyfriend Michael on vacation. Another long road trip to Florida... I thought about going to California, but that is WAYYY too long to drive, and airfare for three people was a ridiculous price. Florida has the nicest, clearest water within decent driving distance.  Besides, … Continue reading I Guess I’ll Pack Up My Mind

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 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 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


Four Seasons In One Day

JAMAICA!!  ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ What a stunning country with such warm, loveable people 🙂 Lana and I had such a magical time. Some of these photos were on Facebook or Instagram, but most have never been posted.  Here are just a few of our favorite places/moments from our wonderful vacation. Was a little worried before take-off, as it … Continue reading Four Seasons In One Day


We Both Go Down Together

above photo:  KARK news February 27th-28th were sad days in Hot Springs, Arkansas and the surrounding area. We lost a historic landmark when the beautiful Majestic Hotel was slowly destroyed by a raging fire. above photo:  Mara Kuhn, Arkansas Onlinebelow:  drone shot, KARK news Built in 1886, The Majestic was visited by tourists and notables from all over the … Continue reading We Both Go Down Together