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.

'Blue and White' Sunday breaks down the walls
Steve Eighinger

'Blue and White' Sunday breaks down the walls

If you have never taken in a "Blue and White Sunday" at the Cathedral of Worship, take my advice and do it.

On Mother's Day, I was a very proud father
Steve Eighinger

On Mother's Day, I was a very proud father

I know Mother's Day has come and gone, but please bear with me for some reflections. One of the three girls I have the pleasure of calling a daughter was able to celebrate her first Mother's Day as a part of what she termed "the club."

Pass the Pepto, please
Steve Eighinger

Pass the Pepto, please

Joey "Jaws" Chestnut is the closest thing there is to a household name in the world of competitive eating. Chestnut -- the Babe Ruth of the belly -- is an MLE superstar. For the uninitiated, MLE stands for Major League Eating.

Here's a quarter, call someone who cares
Steve Eighinger

Here's a quarter, call someone who cares

If memory serves me, it was a warm summer evening, sometime during my formative years. I was sitting on a good friend's front porch, and the two of us started making fun of his parents' country music collection.

Guthrie proud of son's NBA accomplishments
Steve Eighinger

Guthrie proud of son's NBA accomplishments

Bruce Guthrie is one proud papa these days and rightly so. If Guthrie, the executive director of the District, the body that oversees the promotion of downtown Quincy, has a keen interest in the ongoing NBA playoffs, it is totally understandable.

Imperfect diet, but it makes me happy
Steve Eighinger

Imperfect diet, but it makes me happy

Long ago I grew tired of trying to eat only from the alleged five food groups. It seemed that every time I found something I liked, there would be some smug professor from some school in New England who would claim it was bad for my health.