• I Don’t Want Normal Anymore

    My feet are freezing. It’s 90 degrees outside in August and I’m walking barefoot on our hot back patio, but my feet feel like they’re suffering from frostbite. It’s been this way since my accident last September. Only my feet aren’t really freezing. Every so often, I’ll ask Cari to touch my foot. “Does that …

    September 24, 2023
  • My Year of Concertsā„¢: Counting Crows

    #MyYearOfConcerts (post #2 today!) continued Wednesday night when I saw Counting Crows in Spokane! šŸ„° So I was pretty exhausted after the Billy Joel show and almost a week in New York City. We got home around dinnertime on Tuesday and the Counting Crows show was 24 hours later. TBH, I think Younger Matt would’ve …

    September 14, 2023
  • My Year of Concertsā„¢: Billy Joel

    #MyYearOfConcerts continued this past Sunday night when Cari and I caught Billy Joel live at Madison Square Garden, part of his residency there that started way back in 2014. Total bucket list show for both of us. Little-known fact: 52nd Street is the first album I ever bought with my own money. My parents had …

    September 14, 2023
  • My Year of Concertsā„¢: Billy Idol

    #MyYearOfConcerts continued this past Monday night (August 28) when I saw Billy Idol ā€¦ excuse me, “Billy F**king Idol” as he introduced himself šŸ˜„ ā€¦ in Spokane! Like several of this year’s shows, he’s another ’80s act that I never saw in the ’80s, for some reason. Came home from Dallas last week with a …

    August 30, 2023
  • My Year of Concertsā„¢: Foo Fighters

    One day after seeing Bryan Adams in Seattle, #MyYearOfConcerts continued Friday night with my first Foo Fighters show — this one was across the state at the Spokane Arena! šŸ¤˜ JFC they rocked!! About 90 minutes in, my neck and back started to hurt — not from dancing/rocking at my seat, but from the constant …

    August 6, 2023
  • My Year of Concertsā„¢: Bryan Adams

    (Saw two shows in two nights in two cities, so gonna do this as two separate posts even though it was one long weekend trip!) #MyYearOfConcerts continued Thursday night when I saw Bryan Adams in Seattle with Joan Jett opening the show! Back in 1985, I took my best girl to see Bryan Adams at …

    August 6, 2023