Author Archives: Marcus

Born in Dallas, raised in OKC and Michigan. Grew up wanting to be Bo Jackson, then Barry Sanders, then Stan Lee, Batman and Mike Tyson (yes, in that order). Striving everyday to be used by God for what He has called me here for. Married with a nearly 1-year old daughter (5 years of marriage on August 11!). I'm not witty enough to think of anything else right now.

A Yearlong Challenge.

Happy New Year from Tha Well.  It’s still January, so that still applies… It has been a while since I’ve posted anything.  In the time since my last post, I completed a challenge that I set for myself. That challenge, which began in No ...

The War On Police.

With the assassination of Harris (TX) County Sheriff’s Deputy Darren Goforth on Friday, the “Black Lives Matter” group has garnered negative attention to its cause.  Outlets such as Fox News’ “The Five” have had disc ...

The “Beautiful” Game.

It’s been a while! The 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup ended on Sunday, with the US Women’s National Team dominating Team Japan, 5-2.  It was the 3rd time in the 24-year history of the tournament that the US Women have won.  I, like an est ...

How to Break Up With A TV Show.

I am a Family Guy fan. Let me fix that.   I was a Family Guy fan. When the first episode debuted after a Patriots Super Bowl win in 1999.  I, like many others, became a bigger fan while the show was running in rerun loops on Cartoon Network.  I was on ...

Solo Acts.

Hope Solo. The name means a few different things to many different people.  Some know her for beauty, such as when she posed semi-nude for the [Note: click the following 2 links at your own discretion]. 2011 edition of ESPN the Magazine’s “ ...

New Year, New Rules.

Happy New Year (SN: you should stop saying “Happy New Year” after January 2nd, but I digress)… With this new year, many have made resolutions; stop smoking, eat healthier, read more, work harder and the big one work out more.  Many of t ...

Mad, Mad World.

Saturday morning in Brooklyn, a lone gunman walked up to the patrol car of New York Police Department officers Wenjian Liu, 32, and Rafael Ramos aged 41.  The shooter was 28-year old Ismaaiyl Brinsley, who just the day before had shot his Baltimore-are ...

Five (or so) Big Deals.

It’s that time of the year.  Time for everyone to roll out a “Top Ten” list.  Everything from beer to foods to vehicles get a rating.  It gets nauseating, but does allow for everyone else to argue how the list is blatantly wrong.  Th ...

All Day Lessons.

Minnesota Vikings Running Back Adrian Peterson is back in the news. First there was the drug test issue, while on probation for child endangerment. To recap, while taking a mandated drug test, the embattled superstar admitted to “smoking a little we ...