Mike Matthews

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

Books Library

Winter of the World

Ken Follett 2012
Read: 2013

If you liked the Fall of Giants (I did), then you will like this one too. The same families in the first book   […]   View Post →


Douglas Richards 2012
Read: 2014

A thoroughly enjoyable bio-tech thriller of a book. Gene therapy and the search for immortality all wrapped up in a   […]   View Post →

WordPress to Go

Sarah McHarry 2013
Read: 2016

This is a very quick read for me as I try to figure out how to use the web and   […]   View Post →

Younger Next Year: Live Strong, Smart, Sexy, and Fit – Until You’re 80 and Beyond

Read: 2022

Younger Next Year is a book I keep coming back to. I forget who first turned me on to it,   […]   View Post →

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Robert Pirsig 1975
Read: 2015

I picked up this book again when a friend of mine undertook an up-and-down the Pacific coast motorcycle ride (actually,   […]   View Post →