Mike first arrived in Alaska when he was only three years old.
He arrived by airplane and landed at Merrill Field in Anchorage, Alaska. It was 1950. Mike took his mom and dad with him.
But enough about Mike - what you really care about is reading a good short story, and Mike has a bunch of um. Just check out the list on this page, click on one you're interested in and enjoy a good lunchtime story.
Now just choose one of Mike's short stories, grab a snack, lunch or dinner, your favorite beverage and start reading.
And be sure to check out the "Humorous Stories from ALASKA... and beyond" free podcast where you can listen to stories by authors Michael R Dougherty and Mary Jane Dougherty. Great fun.