Stormy Weather

Life is hard. Life is hardening. I have been learning a lot, more than I would like, over the last few years about life. I have been experiencing its terrors, and it's turmoil, more than it's joy or excitement. It's not that I haven't had good times and it's not that I have been in [...]

Nashville in the Rearview Mirror

  The sad thing is because of the route we took I never got to have my moment looking in the rearview mirror to see the Nashville skyline shrink into the distance. As my wife likes to say "Matt is always the Romantic". Which is incredibly accurate, for those who have studied literature or history, [...]

I’m Just a Dreamer

My life lesson speed has been set to overdrive for the last seven months. I have had more self-revelations than an infant who just discovered that they have hands. Have you seen a baby figure out that they have hands, and that hands grab things and that a whole new level of shenanigans has been [...]

I missed the boat

If my goal was to get as many likes, views and followers as possible, then I really missed the boat this past weekend. In my head I planned to write a post for Good Friday about letting things go that are hurting you and holding you back, then on Easter I planned to share a [...]

There is no try, there is only Do.

I spend so much time not writing or doing what I love because I am so concerned about how it will be received or if it will be good enough. This fear or concern causes a production freeze. I consider the option that doing nothing is better than producing something bad. I think this thought [...]

Can we DTR?

Oh hey, DTR means "define the relationship" in case you did not know. I never actually know who reads these things I write. When I freelance or ghost-write, I don't think on too much about my ongoing relationship with those readers. It is primarily a one and done experience. But, with all of you beautiful [...]