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Welcome!! Matthew is a songwriter, author, technology consultant, speaker, and life enthusiast. Hang out, steal some music, read the blog, etc. 

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We're booking shows - solo and for Arrogant Sage.

Recording: Star-spangled Life

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Where I Belong

My most recent music project is available for free download

  1. One Night
  2. Something Like Love
  3. I'm Here
  4. Love You Bold
  5. Morning Girl
  6. Everyday Lies
  7. Never
  8. Lonely Mile Man
  9. Highway
  10. Where I Belong
  11. Promise of Love
  12. I'm On Fire



  • March 15, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Career Workshop: Project Management Institute
    College of the Canyons map

    More information to be announced
  • June 21, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Career Workshop: Project Management Institute
    DeVry University, Building D-100, 15301 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403, USA map

    More information to be announced

From the Blog

Ascott Hills Park Fire on July 2nd, 2017

Interesting timing… I’ve been injured since the 2nd week of June. And the first week of June, I was in Ventura. My son had broken 5 ribs and ruptured his spleen in a fall. Finally back – still injured but I’d sat down to restring my weed-whacker to finish clearing the hill behind my house. […]

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For the love of dolphins – literally

I’m not one to brag about my sexual prowess. I mean, why? It’s sort of legendary… right? RIGHT? *crickets chirping* Okay, the truth is, I’d be the first to admit I don’t have a “technique” or any secret moves. As a lover, I suppose the way I describe myself most often is surprised gratefulness. I […]

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BAMD – Boring and Mundane Disorder (revisited)

Parody & Truth For those who read this and our concerned that I am making light of those who study and treat, ADHD, please understand that this is a parody. However, please do not miss the truth this parody attempts to illustrate. Mom: You are so hyper! I know the experts have you concerned that […]

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Behind the Scenes at a LinkedIn Design Team Meeting

This is obviously written tongue-in-cheek. I provide some context at the end. Sometime in 2012. Product Development Manager (PDM): “It’s come to our attention that no one really uses our platform. They visit us hoping to have a more organized professional experience than Facebook and stronger communication than 140 characters allows. What they discover is […]

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IT Professionals: Shopping list are not the same as a recipe

Stories from the consulting desk A snapshot into why IT professionals often get it wrong. And maybe some ideas on how to fix it… or fix IT. 😉 This is a true story and one that is oft-repeated in my daily work. Why ask why? I sat across from the company controller. She had asked […]

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Booking House Concerts

I'm booking house concerts for 2017 I used to do a series of house concerts a couple times a year. They took me from Los Angeles to Chicago and back. Now I have friends and fans that can take me from Los Angeles probably all the way to Washington DC and back.  But I'd love […]

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