The concept and the quizmaster were always important
Steve Eighinger

The concept and the quizmaster were always important

Some of my favorite TV-viewing hours growing up were spent watching game shows. In fact, some of my favorite adult viewing has been spent watching game shows.

The long and winding road should be interesting
Steve Eighinger

The long and winding road should be interesting

This should be an interesting weekend, for more reasons than one.

Not all heroes are found in the spotlight
Steve Eighinger

Not all heroes are found in the spotlight

There has been much attention paid -- and rightly so -- in recent days to the anniversary of the first walk on the moon in July 1969. I can remember watching history unfold in front of a small black-and-white television.

Where did all the years go?
Steve Eighinger

Where did all the years go?

When you get to be my age, there are way too many times when you find yourself wondering, "where did all the years go?"

At some point, will this period be considered Stone Age II?
Steve Eighinger

At some point, will this period be considered Stone Age II?

When I look back, there are days when I wonder how I survived one decade in particular. All things considered, I think that 10-year period of the 1970s might have been the most interesting of my life.

'Here's looking at you, kid,' and other memorable movie moments
Steve Eighinger

'Here's looking at you, kid,' and other memorable movie moments

It's summertime, and that means two things. 1. It's hot. 2. There will be plenty of major movies released, which is good news on two fronts. Who doesn't like a good movie, and the theaters we watch them in are air-conditioned (see No. 1). For me, the best

Father-son journey a work in progress
Steve Eighinger

Father-son journey a work in progress

For as long as I can remember, my son and I have been best friends.

Thoughts of cheeseburgers and memories of Vickie Sue
Steve Eighinger

Thoughts of cheeseburgers and memories of Vickie Sue

Most evenings I try to take a few minutes and scroll through Facebook, not necessarily to see the latest posts from family members or catch up on the local gossip -- although I readily admit I enjoy both of those.

Best location in the nation 20 years later
Steve Eighinger

Best location in the nation 20 years later

Earlier this week, I reminded Kathy that we're getting close to our 20-year wedding anniversary. During our conversation about those 20 years -- which matches my time in Quincy -- I also began thinking about some of my top memories from my years here.

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Act of kindness helped make moving decision easier

Back in 1966, the makers of Botany Suits had a famous advertising campaign built around the slogan "You never get a second chance to make a first impression!" That same saying has also been attributed to both Irish poet and playwright Oscar Wilde and Amer