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Orlando, FL is a Butthole

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I’m at the Delta gate in the Orlando Airport about to completely lose my shit.  Plane’s delayed due to mechanical issues, and there are no fewer than 4 babies struggling with what can only be described, aurally, by having Axl Rose (now) trying to harmonize with a shrieking goat. Read more

Two Gentlemen, a Well-Coiffed Horse, and Some Dead Fish: 18 Photos of Iceland

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Horse Mullet!

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World Premiere: Roam About Mike on Swamp Monsters


Hopefully you had some laughs at idiot me on TV, and my nonsensical fear of spiders. If you’d like to embark on more adventures with Coyote Peterson, check out  his brand new web series, ‘Breaking Trail’!

https://vimeo.com/channels/breakingtrail

Day of Days: Roam About Reykjavik (Without A Coat)

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Straight from my frosty travel log in Reykjavik:

No Coat, No Problem.

Flight from Columbus to Toronto on affiliate carrier Air Canada on a 1964 prop plane flown by Captain Red Baron – Check Read more

Picture of a Ghost at Old Burying Point Cemetery (Salem, MA)

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Greetings ghosts and ghouls. Before heading out to the arctic circle this week, I wanted to leave you with an inexplicable picture I took a few years back that will chill your bones. Read more

San Antonio Banderas

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The movie ‘Desperado’ plays low on the hotel TV. Low enough that the man propped up on the headboard can’t hear what the actors are saying. He starts making up the dialogue in his head:

“Do you like my hair?”

“Yes. It’s very nice.”

“The River Walk, not river talk.”

“Dios mio! Who are you?”

“Die!” Read more

A Day in the Swamp with Coyote Peterson

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My friend Coyote Peterson is a cool dude.

Coyote is an adventurer/animal conservationist; he’s like a mix between Jack Hannah and Bear Grylls (without the ‘I can rip out your larynx’ special forces training). I’m convinced Coyote’s got a bit of a screw loose Read more

Border Runner

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Origins

When I was younger, nothing generated more excitement than crossing state borders on road trips with the family. In my kiddie nascency, political borders  were far from arbitrary. As soon as the ‘Now Leaving’ and ‘Welcome To’ signs passed by, things just seemed different. Read more

Fort Worth Sizzle

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Post #92 – In which Mike travels to Texas for work. 

SUV with longhorn rifle rack – Check

Googlemapped directions from DFW Airport to Fort Worth Omni Hotel – Check

Roadhouse Country station on satellite radio – Check

I hit the Texan freeways with my old friends Merle, Johnny, and Patsy. Read more

Mike on Mike

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Mike: Thanks for joining me today, Mike. I know you’re a busy guy.

Mike: Huh? I’m sorry, I couldn’t hear a thing over the sound of your awesome. Read more

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