First installment of 2017's 'Good Guys of the Month'
Steve Eighinger

First installment of 2017's 'Good Guys of the Month'

It's a new year, and the start of a new series of "Good Guys of the Month." I think you'll enjoy our January medal winners.

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Sad songs that catch your attention
Steve Eighinger

Sad songs that catch your attention

Why I like certain depressing songs so much is beyond me. You know, those really sad refrains, usually about a relationship breakup.

O'Reilly, Black Friday, email: Time for ninth class of Pop Culture Hall of Fame
Steve Eighinger

O'Reilly, Black Friday, email: Time for ninth class of Pop Culture Hall of Fame

At times, I think Americans tend to underestimate the impact they have on the rest of the world.

Be hopeful, be patient -- and grateful
Steve Eighinger

Be hopeful, be patient -- and grateful

I remember five years ago when the phone rang at 6 in the morning and our oldest daughter, Sarah, was frantic. She said her family's house was on fire and they couldn't reach their toddler-aged daughter, Ella.

Ahh, Facebook. It's good to have you back
Steve Eighinger

Ahh, Facebook. It's good to have you back

Finally, we can exhale. The holidays are over. I hadn't had much "me time" since before Thanksgiving and was looking forward to an evening with "CSI: Miami." But my attention turned from the flat-screen to Facebook.

Odds not always good concerning those resolutions
Steve Eighinger

Odds not always good concerning those resolutions

This is the time of year when everyone is making all sorts of resolutions. And let's be honest, most of them are unrealistic.

Closing the book on 2016 'Morons of the Month'
Steve Eighinger

Closing the book on 2016 'Morons of the Month'

We're closing out the year with the final "Morons of the Month" awards, and I feel the 12th and final edition for 2016 is a great way to end the year.

I'm trying to figure out who gets in and who doesn't
Steve Eighinger

I'm trying to figure out who gets in and who doesn't

I've been known to get kind of worked up about who I think should -- and should not -- be in the Rock and Roll of Fame.

Anyone up for a glamping trip?
Steve Eighinger

Anyone up for a glamping trip?

This is always one of my favorite times of the year, but for a reason other than holiday-related celebrations and events. It's always around this time the various dictionary people let us know what new words are now officially a part of our daily language

Stevie Love returns with advice for the forlorn
Steve Eighinger

Stevie Love returns with advice for the forlorn

Normally, Dr. Stevie Love -- the self-proclaimed baron of carin' -- drops by this space around Valentine's day to offer advice for those having problems with affairs of the heart. This year, Dr. Love is making a bonus appearance.