Matt finds himself in the big desert of Joshua Tree National Park where he enjoys camping, hiking, boulder-hoping and plays a little music in a restorative and exciting weekend. Published March 29 2010
While shortly after the Haitian quake, volunteer numbers and donations serge, the tides of compassion recede until the next tragedy. Published March 24 2010
Pointers on how to keep your tweets and status updates fresh instead of cliche, whiny, or downright painful. Published March 21 2010
Wildlife, epic vistas, fine dining, wine tasting, art galleries, incredible hikes and the hope of a Clint Eastwood sighting. Join me for 48 hours in Carmel, CA. Published March 16 2010
As hundreds of deaf individuals enjoy fellowship for Deaf Appreciation Day at Disneyland, I pick up a few words in sign language and enjoy an afternoon with a deaf friend at the happiest place on earth. Published March 8 2010
Matt Payne learns its o.k. eh? to be wearing the Red, White and Blue in a sea of Canadian Hockey enthusiasts. Published March 1 2010
Matt Payne has lived and worked as both a television writer and producer in Los Angeles for nearly ten years. Matt grew up in Oklahoma City and began his career with a degree in Film and Video Studies from the ...Read More
Contributions to the Communities Sports desk from readers.
Oxbow, with him long time winning jockey Gary Stevens, pulled out his most spectacular win in the 138th Preakness Stakes.
Some say Orb is a shoo-in, but not if Departing and Mylute have anything to say about it.
Kyle Love, defensive tackle for the Patriots, was released just days after finding out that he has diabetes.
Orb should take the second jewel in the Triple Crown with ease on Saturday.
Happiness is attainable. Morning to night. I love to teach, deal with folks that have an issue and really wish to tackle it and write.
How does our 50th state view D.C. politics?
Political centrist who tells it like it is
"Critical thinking is thinking about your thinking while you're thinking in order to make your thinking better." - Dr. Richard Paul
Life lessons, adventures, people places and observations as I undertake my personal quest to travel to 100 or more countries before I die.