Thank heaven, we were not born back in the day
Steve Eighinger

Thank heaven, we were not born back in the day

Personally, I have always been grateful to have been born when I was. I have grown up -- and old -- with items such as electricity, running water and ESPN.
And did I forget to mention modern hygiene and medicinal practices?

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The answer, my friend, is blowin' in the wind
Steve Eighinger

The answer, my friend, is blowin' in the wind

It's once again time to honor those misguided individuals who run afoul of the law. We like to refer to them as our "Morons of the Month." This is Vol. 114 of an ongoing saga we started nearly a decade ago:

Be proud this weekend, Quincy
Steve Eighinger

Be proud this weekend, Quincy

The more I think about it, the more I think he could be right. I recently had a conversation with good friend Ray Wilson, who helps coordinate the Quincy Soap Box Derby for the Optimist Club.

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There's nothing like chillin' out to hot weather terms

My wife, whom I affectionately refer to as "Kath," loves to watch the nightly news on WGEM and NBC. Many nights, I enjoy sitting in the living room with her, exchanging thoughts about the various stories unfolding in front of us. I'll be honest, most of t

These two events deserve your support
Steve Eighinger

These two events deserve your support

The next couple of weekends are going to be a big deal in Quincy, and may I suggest making plans to be a part of the goings-on?

Are you motion challenged? Don't be ashamed
Steve Eighinger

Are you motion challenged? Don't be ashamed

On more than one occasion in the Eighinger household, my lovely wife has looked in my direction and rolled her eyes. That reaction usually comes after she has asked me to do some sort of task that I had forgotten or simply ignored.

The spring lunch group should be interesting
Steve Eighinger

The spring lunch group should be interesting

It's lunch time -- again. This is the annual spring edition of "Let's Go To Lunch (with Steve)," the second of four virtual noontime dates with local and national names in the news.

Thank the Lord for that air conditioning
Steve Eighinger

Thank the Lord for that air conditioning

Memorial Day is now in the rearview mirror. That means summer is officially here. That also means there will be some bad news to accompany the good.

After all these years, Springsteen remains the concert Boss
Steve Eighinger

After all these years, Springsteen remains the concert Boss

There was a time when I absolutely loved a good road trip. The longer the better. Nowadays? It's a considerable effort to drive to Wal-Mart. Which brings me to a conversation I recently had with an old friend of mine.

Pass the Cheetos, doughnuts and robbery note
Steve Eighinger

Pass the Cheetos, doughnuts and robbery note

You might think after doing 112 "Morons of the Month" columns over more than 10 years, the research for these could get old, even tiresome. Not a chance.