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“F*ck The Lutherans” And Other Poorly Worded Reasons To Develop Resiliency

I did not lose sleep this weekend when I found out that BYU and USC played a game. (collegiate American style football for you technical readers). I had no interest in watching the game and the players didn’t need my … Continue reading

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Navy Story: No Friend of Mine

Don’t trust anyone who is liked by everyone—Fury (@HooaFury) He was admirable in his hard work and bearing. I could not find fault in his accomplishments. He did a great filling slots on our duty day roster and he seemed … Continue reading

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FreeMatt In Review: 11-22 to 11-26

The greatest leaders are often where you don’t look. When they appear, this will be the FreeMatt in Review The Power of Shitty Neighbors Our Canadian neighbors remind me of the power of shitty neighbors. I shared some anecdotal stories … Continue reading

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In Remembrance of A South Korean Hero

I almost let this one slip me by this year. I had been pondering some of my favorite South Korean sportsmen, (Chan Ho Park from MLB, Kim Yuna from Olympic figure skater). But I had forgotten one of my most … Continue reading

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Navy Story: The Wet Paint Kid and other “Tards”

Some people in the middle class had a positive idea about having one of their children join the military. (In my town, which leaned liberal, the vast majority of parents at my church wouldn’t dream of having one of their … Continue reading

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The Power of Shitty Neighbors

Many moons ago (1830’s); Canada found itself being “visited” by shitty neighbors, namely assholes from the United States. The “United Statesman” had ill-intent. They came looking for a fight. The neighboring jackasses wanted to stick their nose in someone else’s … Continue reading

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FreeMatt In Review: 11-15 to 11-19

Fight ye who must and battle with heart. Until then, this is the FreeMatt in Review When You’re Done Feeling Sorry For Your Self… I share a story about someone who was truly disabled and kicking ass. https://freemattpodcast.wordpress.com/2021/11/19/when-youre-done-feeling-sorry-for-your-self/ To Be … Continue reading

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When You’re Done Feeling Sorry For Your Self…

I stopped enjoying sob stories along time ago. Someone on the news or one of the many social media outlets had a “disability” to signal to bystanders. I wish they would try to do something else in their lives for … Continue reading

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To Be Cautious of The Unprofessional Makes Sense

I found myself digging around in the world’s history bin to fin a weird “happening” known as the Battle of Morgarten. It was not a huge battle but it helped shape the future of the country we know as Switzerland. … Continue reading

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Defending The Undefendable: Drunk Drivers

I saw MADD billboards and MADD might have spoken to one of my classes when I was in school. I had learned that a drunk driver had killed someone’s kid. It was a tragedy and it was beyond sad. I … Continue reading

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