Mike has been part of Salida ever since young man growing up in Oklahoma. He would visit the Upper Arkansas with his grandparents as well as his mother and father and would hike, camp, fish and ski. Later he spent part of his time raising his son right here in Salida. Mike was a professional photographer and videographer in Kansas and Oklahoma before retirement. Mike enjoys bantering with his brothers on Cracked Eggs and loves his life as he travels with his wife Karen in their RV.