Monthly Archives: September 2020

The Matters w/ Matt: Shit Where You Eat

Every Wednesday: I never fail to be disgusted with advice columns. I will pat myself on the back this week for being on schedule. As always, I am in awe when it comes to awful examples like Dear Prudence and … Continue reading

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Snitches Aren’t Real Until They Hit Home

The arguments have already been presented to me: (1) You shouldn’t be doing anything wrong to begin with. (2) Ratting isn’t wrong because you are doing something wrong. (3) God knows what you are doing. To me, someone that has … Continue reading

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Airborne Balls: The Buang Ly Story

The majority of us want to find a reason to gripe and justify feel like crap on a Monday. I was feeling sour and struggled to find a decent topic myself.  Rooting around in the chaos known as my vehicle; … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading, Listening to, And Concerned About

Reading: David F.A. at Barbarian Rhetoric talks about being a man of honor and honoring yourself first. Listening: Mark, an environmental and marine scientist joins the Barbarian Rhetoric family to discuss the “myths people believe about corporations vs environmentalists mentality”. … Continue reading

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FreeMatt in Review: 9-21 to 9-25

On the opposite side of the world there might be calm when we have chaos, and when those are among conflict, we may have peace. In the meantime, check out this week’s FreeMatt in Review. The Last of A Dying … Continue reading

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The Last of A Dying Breed

Many times we have heard this saying, quite often it is a person we have been around. I have met a few in my life. I met some “rough ass” people, some old fashion “Louisiana coon ass” folks, and people … Continue reading

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The Matters w/ Matt: Mutually Assured Misery

Every Wednesday (or when I fail to get to it; Thursdays): I never fail to be disgusted with advice columns. I will pat myself on the back this week for being on schedule. As always, I am in awe when … Continue reading

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Mind The Gap: Awareness

Because of technology issues, I am postponing The Matters w/ Matt until tomorrow. Please enjoy a regular post. Through various emails, I get advertisements for estate sales. I differ from most people in that I am not looking for antiques … Continue reading

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Power of Negotiations: The Left Shoe

A dear “brother” of mine had brought up the concept of “mirroring”, the source of the idea was a former FBI hostage negotiator named Chris Voss. The information was brought up as part of a lesson. The irony behind the … Continue reading

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A Professional Soldier’s Toughest Decisions

Early during the week, I sat down for my reheated cheese omelet. Many people don’t find reheated eggs that appealing, but it is one of the few comforts I can attest to. I had been blessed to have a freshly … Continue reading

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