“Big Love” in the Bloggernacle

I just watched an episode of “Big Love” tonight on HBO.  In case you have been living in a fall-out shelter, this is the show about a polygamist family living in Sandy Utah with three wives and around ten children.  Continue reading



My last living Grandpa died last week.  This is the talk I gave at his funeral: Continue reading

Mary Elizabeth Rollins Lightner

As I mentioned in the thread to Kevin’s post, my wife is a descendant of Mary Elizabeth Rollins Lightner.  After obnoxiously jacking Kevin’s thread, I figured I better hurry up and get the post done. Continue reading


MCQ (Mark C. Quinn) was born in Falls Church VA and grew up in Orange County, CA and Salt Lake City. He received degrees in english and law at the University of Utah and Seattle University respectively. He now practices law in a small firm he recently started in Holladay, UT order to have more time to read trashy novels, write worse fiction and waste time and money on mountain biking, Bernese Mountain Dogs and starting the world’s greatest independent record label. He has a startlingly beautiful long-suffering wife and two genius-level children.

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