Mike Matthews

My thoughts after 60 years on this planet on family, public education, cooking, and life.

Recent Posts

Stop Yelling at the Fruit!

“Enough with the fruit already!” That’s what my friend Peter yelled at me while we were golfing last week. I   [...]   View Post →

Family, Friends, Community

Thanks to all of you who read my last post on my son Sean. I keep track of how many   [...]   View Post →

Sean

Gravity feels a little more forceful today. Back in my high school physics class, Father Fred taught us that gravity   [...]   View Post →

In Search of Downshifting, or How to Be More Like My Dogs

My first two posts in this series on living a long and healthy life focused on moving naturally throughout the   [...]   View Post →

Is Retirement the Life for Me? (Part 2)

First of all, thank to all of you who read and commented on my last post via Facebook, Twitter, and   [...]   View Post →

Is Retirement the Life for Me?

If you started singing the theme song from Green Acres when you saw that title, you may (1) way too   [...]   View Post →

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