Mark was born and raised right here in Chucktown USA. You can often find him reading theology books at Java. He may or may not have a love affair with coffee. He enjoys the Chicago Bears, yard work, and traveling. He and Jenn have been married since 2004.
Jenn was born in Mattoon, IL and oversees The English House at EIU. She loves to homeschool the kids, travel, and watch Chicago Fire. Jenn is an avid reader and loves the fall, sweaters and a nice cup of tea with friends. They have 3 children; Mady, and twins Samuel and Hannah.