Michael Mackie

Birthday Wishes

Birthday Wishes

I learned a few valuable lessons on my BDay weekend this year. Thought I’d take some time to share them with you.
If I stay out past 1am more than two … Read more

Meet Anne State … Journalist, Do-Gooder and Cat Lady Extraordinaire

Meet Anne State … Journalist, Do-Gooder and Cat Lady Extraordinaire

Ever been introduced to someone and immediately hit it off with them? Perhaps you sensed a cosmic connection – or felt like they were a kindred spirit?
Well, for me, that … Read more

Meet Steffany Barton … Medium, Intuitive, Energy Goddess and Galpal

Meet Steffany Barton … Medium, Intuitive, Energy Goddess and Galpal

So picture this … It’s Halloween. I’m about to do a live TV interview with a well-known local medium. About fifteen seconds before air, she leans over to me and … Read more

Things I Learned in Telchac Puerto

Things I Learned in Telchac Puerto

There’s big city Mexico and touristy Mexico. There’s dangerous drug cartel Mexico. There’s off-the-beaten path Mexico. And then there’s wherever we are … tucked away near a hidden beach town … Read more

Why I Gave Up Booze … All Over Again

Why I Gave Up Booze … All Over Again

Funny what a year of stone-cold sobriety will do to a person. It gave me clarity, a renewed spirit and a sense of accomplishment.
But it also smacked me upside the … Read more

I Love The 90’s (But Not Really) Concert

I Love The 90’s (But Not Really) Concert

Scored some free tickets to go see the I Love The 90’s Tour at the Iowa State Fair yesterday. The good news is … I went. The bad news is … Read more

Everyone Knows It’s Cindy

Everyone Knows It’s Cindy

Everyone has a favorite songstress — that one female singer whose siren song resonates with them, right? Some love Babs. Others cherish Judy or Jennifer Holiday. For me, it’s the blondiful … Read more

Loquacious

Loquacious

I’ve probably written 15 blogs about my mom – who I aptly named “The Bevinator” because of her take no prisoners mentality. On the flipside, I’ve only written a couple … Read more

Making Hi Contact

Making Hi Contact

Indulge me for a minute, will you? One of the great mysteries of my life is that 90% of humanity says hello to me in passing. Complete strangers say hi. … Read more

Dafuq?

Dafuq?

About a year in to my very first TV gig, the Director of Human Resources called me in to her office. No biggie, I thought. I’m 23-years old and practically … Read more