A tribute to Johnny Winter by Mark Ellis.
Portland journalist and writer Mark Ellis is the author of Ladder Memory: Stories from the Painting Trade
Mark Ellis, en route to Hawaii for a new life with his family, remembers the day the country grieved — and the day it began to heal.
Mark Ellis remembers the groundbreaking singer songwriter of thrash-death-speed metal band Slayer, who passed away earlier this month.
Mark Ellis may be a political animal, but he can relate to the little girl in this video who’s tired of “Bronco Bama” and Mitt Romney.
Brush up on the methods for completely covering old paint—and all the safety bases—with veteran housepainter Mark Ellis.
After domestic violence ends in a murder-suicide on the police station steps, some women begin to protect themselves and their loved ones with deadly force.
Politically conservative writer Mark Ellis weighs in on Mitt Romney’s “47%” speech, and explains why he thinks the candidate should own that statement instead of trying to make it go away.
Mark Ellis had the icon of a Scotsman appear and disappear in his childhood, and years later wonders if political correctness can obfuscate vital truths.
Mark Ellis looks back on elections of the past, taking note of the convention that changed him from a Democrat to a Republican.
Are you a conservative guy looking for the best and brightest women in TV news? Mark Ellis has a quick-referenc guide to the most powerful dames in conservative news.
Mark Ellis ponders what it takes to make a song a true Male Anthem, and lists the 10 he thinks fit the bill.
Mark Ellis believes that in the case of those who sexually abuse or murder children, there should be no mercy for “good behavior,” no cover-ups, and no reassignments.
Have you seen the Britt McHenry video?
A new study has suggested the answer is one hour a day. But that might not be right for everyone.
“We will be known by the tracks we leave behind… ”
AIDS may not be the crisis-of-the-day, but Grace de Rond reminds us of how it still affects lives and how it can be prevented.
“There was nothing left for us to do, and a lot of us simply fell apart.” By William Black
10 dating games that you’ll never see anyone really win.
Agreeing to an open relationship and welcoming another woman into the relationship turned out to be two different things.
Wrestling is serious business at Don Bosco. So is coming out to your coach, especially when he’s also your dad.
Jayson Gaddis used to be the classic unavailable guy, the one whose heart women tried to melt. But it never worked. And he’s got some insight into why.
Caregivers are heroes among us. And every story can inspire, encourage, and inform others. We invite you to share your story.
When I looked inside, the person I wanted to be had never existed, I had to create him, not find him.
The athleticism, strategery, and pageantry of Sumo!
Essential attributes you must develop if you expect people to treat you as their leader.
Standing your ground can come at a steep price, but you will never regret it.
Some values never lose their importance they just go out of style –time to bring this one back in a big way.
What we appreciate—and need—in a potential mate changes as we get older. James Michael Sama identifies eight ways our dating outlook shifts with—shall we call it, ahem, maturity instead of age?
Put an end to shaming by doing one beautifully simple thing.
Jordan Gray dives into when you should and when you shouldn’t get back with your ex.
Business owner Doug Wagner didn’t expect to learn 3 important lessons of leadership from grieving the loss of his best friend. But that’s exactly what happened.