Friday, October 31, 2008

6:30pm Red Bank, NJ

Me and Elaina at the world-famous Count Basie Theatre.

Middleton, NJ Noon

video

10:00am Lehigh Valley, PA

I just slept for 10½ hours, preparatory to driving to New Jersey with Elaina. You'd think I'd feel a little better, wouldn't you?

Whine,whine, whine...

Love, Mike XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXO

Thursday, October 30, 2008

11:00pm, Lehigh Valley, PA

I'm blown out; tired, throat hurts because I have a massively infected tooth that's spread downward, I'm hoarse; my complexion is mealy and gray. I am confined to a Holiday Inn bed watching Seinfeld reruns. Other than that, I'm great! Love, me.

Airport, Philadelphia, PA

Can't eat one of these cause I have a toothache! XOXOXO

Exiting Madison, WI

Heading for Milwaukee at 6:00am. There are few grimmer statements than that. Love y'all.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Overture Center, Madison, WI

That's me, hard to see; also TW says "Hi!" He's so silly...

10:00am, Madison, WI

The State Capitol of Wisconsin should be made of cheese, in my opinion. But there it is...

DC waking up

Up, up, and away!

Morning, Mom

GW Parkway

Sadly, that is the car clock. Back to National airport. XO

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Backstage, Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC

The glamour up close.

- S.F.


You can do a lot with half a day off. I've also been to the dentist. Now I'm in a 90-minute absentee ballot line. Vote! XOXOXO

The McLean Government Center.

Since I have 12 hours off, a New Look!

Here we have the process of hair cuttery, along with before and after photos. XOXOXOXO

10:30am, McLean, VA

It's a beautiful crisp fall day. I'm going to get a haircut and run some errands. And do a show, of course. Love you guys.

9:30pm Martin's Crosswinds, Greenbelt, MD

I had my senior prom here!

Monday, October 27, 2008

7:30am, Dulles, VA

After having to switch planes, finally home on the red-eye. Xoxo.

9:00pm (pt) LAX

Where I spend half my life: security. Gettin' ready for the red-eye. Ugh. Love you guys.

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Some Jewish Fortress in Simi Valley

Weird place to do a show.

Saturday, October 25, 2008

Escondido Center for the Performing Arts

Nice joint! 1500 seats, almost sold out.

6:00pm (pt) Escondido Center for the Performing Arts, CA

The theatre is decorated with scary skeletons! Love y'all.

2:00pm (pt) Comfort Inn, Escondido, CA

The glamour of show biz. My view of the Burger King. XOXO

7:00am Whitestone Bridge en route to Kennedy Airport, Queens, NY

No traffic? In Queens?! Sweet!

5:30am, Bridgeport, CT

You ready to fly to San Diego? Me either. Love ya, Mom!

Friday, October 24, 2008

5:30pm, Klein Theatre, Bridgeport, CT

Hi, Mom. Another day, another sound check.

11:00am Bridgeport, CT

Naptime! XXOXXO

7:00 Dulles Airport, VA

Morning,Mom...

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Back to DC

Although I just got a text message from United inviting me to check on for my flight tomorrow. Weep!

XOXOXO

8:00am Dallas/Ft. Worth airport

Even on planes we have trouble escaping Texas. It's 8:00am, and we're about to board our second flight of the day. How did they ever get away from here on horses?

-S.F.

Blurg...

Morning, Mom

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Rehearsing with Marc Irwin, Allen Theatre, Texas Tech, Lubbock, TX

See, an actual picture of ME, Mom!

Bush Airport, 7:00am Houston, TX

By the way, our show last nighr was apparently sponsored by a fiddling,dry-cleaning catfish. See lower picture. Xoxoxo

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Crighton Theatre, Conroe, TX

Hi Mom. It's hot here!

Conroe, TX

There is an IHOP next door. I feel the need to investigate. Yum!

College Station, TX

4:45am - alarm
6:15am - arrive nat'l airport
8:00am - flight to Houston departs
10:00am - arrive Houston, rent cars
1:00pm - arrive College Station
4:30pm - leave for sound check
5:00pm - sound check
7:00pm - 90 min. show
9:30pm - 90 min. show
11:30pm - leave theatre
12:00am - back at hotel...
12:30am - night, Mom!

Monday, October 20, 2008

6:45am, National Airport

It's still not Reagan to me... Love ya, Mom.

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Sound check, Pomona, NJ

14 St. Between Constitution & Pennsylvania Ave.

Driving down 14th St. on the way to the Reagan, I saw this lowrider raising and lowering his car in all kinds of crazy ways as he was cruising. Cool! XOXO

Saturday, October 18, 2008

Blast from the Past

Apres our lunch show yesterday I was handed a note from -of all people- Lisa Dalton. I actually bumped into her later. She says hi...

Love you guys.

Friday, October 17, 2008

Backstage at the Reagan Building

Pretty, ain't it?

Back at Home

Good morning, Mom!

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Back to the Madhouse of Dulles

Hi, Mom!

Rt 405 N., Orange Co., CA

videoIn a van...6 am,
Everybody lookin' grim.
"To LAX, ASAP!"
We'd be SOL,
If we weren't HOV.

Hi, Mom! XOXO

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Awfully nice at Dana Point

Hi Mom!