The Matthews Home Page!

Berg Hohenwerfen, Austria
(venue for "Do-Re-Mi" song in The Sound of Music)

Welcome to the Matthews Home Page! In April 1998, we moved from Maryland to Germany, in April 2002 we moved to England, and in June 2009 we returned to Maryland!

The following photos are also in a Picasa album that includes a map of locations.
Also see Jim's photo stream on FLICKR!   

Polo Horse Ride on North Shore Trail   lava flow at sea
Oahu North Shore, Big Island lava flow, Hawaii (Fall 2016)

zipline   El Castillo, Chichen Itza
Zip-Lining in Costa Rica (Winter 2012) and visiting the ruins of Chichen Itza in Mexico (Winter 2014)

Arches at sunset   Durango
Arches, Utah; Durango, Colorado (Summer 2012)

Matthews Meadows take two - we're back in Maryland, USA! (2009)


Baltimore, Ireland and Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland (Spring 2009)

Purple Heather on Ilkley Moor (Autumn 2008)

Appalachian Mountain Summer Camp Survivor (Summer 2008)

Giza and Edfu, Egypt (Spring 2008)

Pelosa, Sardinia, Italy (Autumn 2007)

New Mexico (Winter 2006)

Teide, Tenerife, Canary Islands (winter 2005)

Budapest, Hungary (fall 2005)

Highlands, Scotland (summer 2005)

Paleokastritsa, Corfu (fall 2004)

Rainbow in the Moors (summer 2004)

Palermo Beach, Sicily (winter 2003)

Agrigento, Sicily (winter 2003)

Disneyland, California (summer 2003)

Pacific Coast, California (summer 2003

Yorkshire, England (spring 2003)

North Sea Coast, England (spring 2003)

Costa Blanca, Spain (winter 2002)

Big Ben, London, England (fall 2002)

Cinqueterra, Italy (winter 2001)

The leaning tower of pizza, Pisa, Italy (winter 2001)

View of Vesuvius from hotel room in Sorrento, Italy (winter 2001)

Amalfi Coast, Italy (winter 2001)

Wolfgangsee, Austria (winter 2001)

Austria (fall 2001)

Wendelstein, Germany (fall 2001)

Lake Bled, Slovenia (fall 2001)

Stephanie & Rebecca on bike path near our house in Bavaria, Germany (summer 2001)

Canoeing on Lake Chiemsee, near our house in Bavaria, Germany (summer 2001)

Dolomites, Italy (summer 2001)

Bertchesgaden, Germany (summer 2001)

Hiking near Wendelstein, Germany (summer 2001)

Krimmel Falls, Austria (summer 2001)

Kurpark in Bad Aibling, Germany (summer 2001)

Grossglockner, Austria (summer 2001)

Second annual BAS Road Rally (summer 2001)

Chesky Krumlov, Czech Republic (spring 2001)

Back yard of our house in Bavaria, Germany (spring 2001)

Miniature City attraction in The Hague, Netherlands (spring 2001)

Yalta, Ukraine (fall 2000)

Achensee, Bavaria (winter 1999)

Outback, Australia ("winter" 1999)


Family Links

Stephanie sells woolly things on her Etsy shop, Green Valley Fiber.
Jim's mom plays music in venues across New Mexico. Check out the Music By Gina web page!
Jim's dad maintains ByronBlog
Jim's dad used to run Mesas de Talavera
Jim's aunt makes fabulous teddy bears In Stitches!
Stephanie's sister is the proprietor of The Village Bakery & Cafe in Athens, Ohio
Stephanie's brother has set up his own web site.
Stephanie's grandmother Meg Stevens' home page