Entries by Michael Demmons

Thoughts About The Politics of Travel

Hello there. You most likely don’t know me. I’m Michael Demmons and I am a traveler and a travel blogger based in Atlanta, Georgia. I write at a blog called The Round The World Guys. It’s a place where my husband and I talk about our travels and offer tips & tricks about how you […]

Thank You and Goodbye!

As suggested by the title of this post, this will be my last entry at Balloon-Juice. Before I say anything else, I must thank both John and Tim… I have really enjoyed this – more than you both know. And, for the rest of you, I haven’t mentioned my leaving before now to either John […]

My Dog Says Your Dog is Cute

My girl, Charlotte, says hi. (Actually, now that I look at this picture, she looks like she is pissed that she is getting her picture taken.) And this is a picture of our next door neighbor, Sophie, a Golden. Charlotte is a people dog. She does not like other dogs. The only exceptions are this […]

And So It Ends

At 1:20 pm EST on Decmber 5, 2008, O.J. Simpson’s 13-year long hunt for “the real killers” (killers he apparently believed were hiding on golf courses in Florida) came to an end in a Las Vegas courtroom.

Michael Steele, Meet Your Party

The nutters are getting their panties in a wad: The Republican National Coalition for Life and the Rev. Donald Wildmon’s American Family Association both have came out against Mr. Steele because he and former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman were co-chairmen of the centrist Republican Leadership Council and because of his unclear comments about […]