Twenty years ago, I did not have a cellphone or a smart phone or whatever it is called this week. Ten years ago, I had one of my first cellphones, but it was one of those old "flip" phones and I only had it with me if going out of town ...
It's time for the second of our four quarterly installments, the spring-time version of "Lunch with Steve."
Missouri lawmakers will be called back into session Monday, a little more than a week after they closed out their regular session.
A year ago at this time I wrote a column about the popularity of vanity license plates in Quincy. I also noted Illinois had more overall vanity plates than any other state, according to the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators.
I was on a new mission, to uncover the roots of some of our favorite putdowns and other pop culture references.
My mom passed away a little over 11 years ago, and the day still haunts me because I never got the chance to tell her goodbye. She was in her early 90s but still lively, and she absolutely loved life.