Matt’s Mumblings Blog

What the heck was I thinking?

What the heck was I thinking?

Posted on January 11, 2019

What the heck was I thinking? Almost as an afterthought, I decided to give up caffeine for my New Ye…

Happy 2019

Happy 2019

Posted on January 4, 2019

What the heck are we going to say a year from now about 2019! At least for us in the U.S., 2018 felt…

Looking Back, 2018, Turn the Page

Looking Back, 2018, Turn the Page

Posted on December 27, 2018

It is hard to express the humility I feel thinking back on 2018. From Honolulu to Cape Cod; from Sou…

Happy Winter Solstice

Happy Winter Solstice

Posted on December 21, 2018

Here we sit, my friends. The shortest day of the year, on the brink of Christmas, as 2018 takes its…

Trying to Figure out when the Effects of Slavery End

Trying to Figure out when the Effects of Slavery End

Posted on December 14, 2018

One way I kill time during travel is through audiobooks and podcast. There are some great history-ba…

Those Holiday Pounds: My intermittent fasting update!

Those Holiday Pounds: My intermittent fasting update!

Posted on December 7, 2018

Like many of you, I pigged out for Thanksgiving. Actually, I started the week eating great food duri…

Our Hypocrisy Outshines the Sun

Our Hypocrisy Outshines the Sun

Posted on November 29, 2018

Seriously America! Are we blind idiots, sinful hypocrites, or both? In my vacation and Thanksgiving,…

Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

Posted on November 16, 2018

Frisco, Colorado – Nashville, Tennessee – Fountain, Colorado – Denver, Colorado – Phoenix, Arizona –…

Shaking Hands or Going to our Corners

Shaking Hands or Going to our Corners

Posted on November 9, 2018

We voted. Regardless of where you live and what side you’re on, there were victories and losses. Las…

Are you Okay?

Are you Okay?

Posted on November 2, 2018

I’m in the middle of an 11 week, 21 training, 15 city stretch. While I’m not sure what city I wake u…

A Vote

A Vote

Posted on October 26, 2018

Got my mail in ballot this week! After several marches and protests and too many calls to my congres…

13 Reasons

13 Reasons

Posted on October 19, 2018

More than anything else, the Adverse Childhood Experience Study showed that trauma happens everywher…