Category: Road Diary

The “road diary” portion of Mike’s Road Trip is a section for daily (ish) posts geared to those who follow Mike’s Road Trip closely—it’s a section for more informal posts that share where Mike is currently, or, where he will be heading next.

Close call this morning…

Close call this morning...I was hiking through the Hassayampa River Preserve, just outside Wickenburg, AZ this morning, when I almost  stepped on a HUGE snake...anyone know what kind it is?  I was walking so fast (looking at all the scenery), and with its camouflage, I was only a step or...

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Very Cool day in Wickenburg, AZ

Working on a story in and around Wickenburg, AZ... Had a very interesting day in Wickenburg today...went to a place called, "Vulture Mine" which is an old gold mine from the mid to late 1800s.  A preservation organization is trying to restore the area, but I kind of like it...

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First Media Interview…

I had my first media interview today, it was with Today Publications...a local publisher in Pinal County.  Today Publications prints several area newspapers as well as maintaining several websites, including San Tan Valley Today.  Zach is the reporter who interviewed me and is planning on updating his readers weekly (I...

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Left the Valley today…

Diary report for 6/6/10...left the Valley-of-the -HOT Sun today... It was another 110 degree day today, and thankfully, I'm heading out of the valley and will miss the excruciating summer heat!  I am staying with my folks in Wickenburg for a few days to say good-bye.  On my way out...

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Four Days and counting…An update…

Four Days and counting until I hit the road... I have been doing a lot of prep work these past couple months, e.g. building this website, selling my belongings to support myself until revenues start coming in, moving out of my house (my home for the past eight years), packing...

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