Mark lives in Redding, California.

Captain Comeback

My favorite quarterback of all time is Rodger Staubach. Didn’t matter if they we’re 3 touchdown’s down, they were never out of the game. I love comeback stories. I think of great men’s failures and how they preceded great accomplishments. From Lincoln, to Churchill,  Bethany Hamilton, to Kurt Warner, Grant, to MacArthur, Iaccoca, to Jobs.…

Sexual purity is an act of faith

Wow, I love food. Last night I took my wife on a date to our favorite restaurant Moonstone Bistro and had the most fantastic entree imaginable. Here is how it was listed on the menu. Steelhead & fresh clam chowder: local paynes‏ creek steelhead, pan seared with fresh clams, baby red potatoes, haricot verts, basil cream broth,…

Completely who you are

If you want to get better fast give people information about yourself that they can hurt you with. I spoke last Monday night and went dangerously honest. One of them came up to me after and asked “how do you know how much is ok to share”? My answer was/is “over share.” Better to say…

Rat Park

I just read a great article (click here to read it) that I have been hearing a lot about. Seem’s science is now backing what we have been saying for years.  To summarize a very long article is to say that isolated bored rats will consume drugs, while happy well fed rats that are socializing and…