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My Best & Worst Quarantine TV Shows

Like most of us, I’ve been watching a lot more TV during the pandemic than I have in years. Maybe ever. And no lie, a lot of it has been much better than I expected. So, in a nod back to my “Average Matt” days of doing movie reviews for friends’ podcast, here’s a list […]

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It All Comes Down To Discipline

I’ve never seen Creed, but this graphic caught my eye on Facebook not long ago. I believe all of that to be true. The older I get, the more I’ve come to the conclusion that success in just about anything comes down to discipline. It’s about knowing what we need to do and going out […]

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The 5 Stages of Colonoscopy Prep

My first colonoscopy went well, thanks for asking. It happened yesterday — my first surgery/medical procedure of any kind. It’s true — no broken bones, no sprained ankles, nothing that has ever required me to see a doctor for anything other than preventative treatments and regular checkups. I’ve been blessed. The procedure itself went well […]

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Where to watch NFL games on Hawaii’s Big Island

We found our tribe of Seahawks fans (12s!) at a neat sports bar in Kailua-Kona! If you’re a big football fan who’s traveling to Hawaii during NFL season, you might reach a point during your trip planning where you wonder … Where am I gonna watch the football game on Sunday? My wife and I […]

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18 Men & 18 Letters on an 18th Birthday

My son turned 18 years old today. For a boy, that’s a tangible step toward manhood — a special occasion that is worth honoring and celebrating. It should be a Big Deal. About a month ago, I invited 17 other men to help me make it a Big Deal. I asked them to write a […]

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