Now or Later (from:


It’s been awhile since I last wrote (typed?) any thoughts here at Subject to Change (Now: At the Speed of Matt). Oh sure, I’ve got reasons and excuses as to why that is but it really comes down to two things: a) there hasn’t been anything major to report in the world of raising an…

Healthy Momentum

I weighed myself this morning and am down six-and-a-half pounds since July 2. For most people that shouldn’t be that big of a deal. I mean: it’s not as if I jumped on Facebook to let everyone know (although people certainly post a lot more mind-numbing content than that.) Yet here I am sitting in…

Special Spartans Super Heroes

Facing Challenges

There is simply too much good in this story not to share it. At the same time, I think we all could use a reminder that despite the struggles or problems we face in our lives – facing them head-on, with a good attitude and a solid team is the only option. Case in point:…

An Autistic Girl at McDonalds

I was just at McDonalds for lunch and there was a large group in the dining area – a couple of adults and about seven kids. Yet even before glancing over at them or giving them any sort of attention or acknowledgement, I knew that at least one of them was special needs and more than likely autistic.

It was the stimming.