We may have a winner for Moron of the Year
Steve Eighinger

We may have a winner for Moron of the Year

Permit me to say we may have found the Moron of the Year. For the moment, that's all I'll say. See whether you agree after perusing the latest installment of "Morons of the Month."

There are days when memories can ease the burden
Steve Eighinger

There are days when memories can ease the burden

The best -- and worst -- things about growing older are the reminders that often accompany the process. Just recently, I experienced both ends of that spectrum.

'Prince of Propane' refining his new passion
Steve Eighinger

'Prince of Propane' refining his new passion

Watch out, Emeril. Mover over, Bobby Flay. And get out of the way, Rachael Ray. There is a new cook in town -- me.

Your Turn/Brad Smith
Your Turn

Your Turn/Brad Smith

Brad Smith, 53, is the resource conservationist for the Pike County and Adams County soil and water conservation districts. He lives on the family farm in rural Pittsfield with his wife, Jane. They have three children -- Alysse, 26, Ellyn, 25 and Wayde, 21

'Young Sheldon' might be the TV hit of the season
Steve Eighinger

'Young Sheldon' might be the TV hit of the season

It's one of my favorite times of the year. The new TV shows are about to start. Next to Opening Day of baseball season and various family anniversaries and birthdays, it's hard to beat the early fall when the networks roll out their latest list of hopeful

Some words or phrases can carry great weight
Steve Eighinger

Some words or phrases can carry great weight

It will be a few months before the 2017 Word of the Year is revealed by the American Dialect Society, but I'm already getting anxious.

Flabbergasted takes on a whole new meaning
Steve Eighinger

Flabbergasted takes on a whole new meaning

Every so often the Washington Post runs a contest that encourages readers to supply alternative meanings for common words, or "neologisms." The following are some of my favorites from those lists.

Your Turn/Matt Bergman
Your Turn

Your Turn/Matt Bergman

Your Turn/Matt Bergman

Big hearts show up, from Iowa to Florida
Steve Eighinger

Big hearts show up, from Iowa to Florida

It's time to feel good -- again. This edition of "Good Guys of the Month" brought a few extra smiles to my face. I hope you agree.

Disasters like Hurricane Irma become more personal in today's world
Steve Eighinger

Disasters like Hurricane Irma become more personal in today's world

The 150 mph winds, flooding and the peripheral damage accompanying this wrath were all hundreds of miles away. It became a lot more personal, however, while I was scrolling through Facebook, particularly Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings.