Did I mention I learned how to grill?
Steve Eighinger

Did I mention I learned how to grill?

This is the week most people like to finalize their resolutions for the New Year. Rarely have I ever made out such a list since it only leads to disappointment. This year is no different. I'm abstaining from the process -- again.

Your Turn/Rachel Hansen
Your Turn

Your Turn/Rachel Hansen

Your Turn/Rachel Hansen

It's a special time of the year
Steve Eighinger

It's a special time of the year

This is the last time we'll be together in this space before Christmas. I thought it would be fitting to examine some of the thoughts and feelings associated with the season.

Doctor of Love pays a holiday house call
Steve Eighinger

Doctor of Love pays a holiday house call

It was way back in 2008 when my alter ego, Stevie Love, began offering advice for the lovelorn. I'm not sure how many relationships the potentate of passion has helped, but his advice always solidifies his standing as the baron of carin'.

'It's A Wonderful Life' takes on a whole new life
Steve Eighinger

'It's A Wonderful Life' takes on a whole new life

I watch the 1946 holiday classic at least once every year at this time, and I usually watch it alone. My wife hates the movie, and I'm not sure why.

Your Turn/Judi Sutton
Your Turn

Your Turn/Judi Sutton

Your Turn/Judi Sutton

The calendar and friendship are both appreciated
Steve Eighinger

The calendar and friendship are both appreciated

It is little more than a piece of cardboard accented by a handful of small white pages covered in red and black numbers. In terms of dollars and cents, its street value would probably be much closer to the latter.

This time of year always evokes memories
Steve Eighinger

This time of year always evokes memories

It's the time of the season when most are consumed with a variety memories from holidays past, and I'm no different.

A midseason pit stop in the TV season
Steve Eighinger

A midseason pit stop in the TV season

If you're a television watcher, you realize this time of year is kind of a wasteland. Many of the top shows are on a hiatus until January or early February. In the meantime, we will be inundated with holiday specials and bowl games.

Your Turn/Rich Stilley
Your Turn

Your Turn/Rich Stilley

Rich Stilley, 51, is the business manager for the Hannibal School District. He and his wife, Stephanie, have three daughters, and Hannibal has become his adopted hometown.