The October edition of 'Found on Facebook'
Steve Eighinger

The October edition of 'Found on Facebook'

We welcome October today, and with that the monthly edition of "Found on Facebook." You know the usual disclaimer. These are all true posts on Facebook, with the accompanying smart-aleck comments provided by yours truly.

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Are you kidding? I don't even like to go outside
Steve Eighinger

Are you kidding? I don't even like to go outside

A few days ago a friend of mine e-mailed me a list of questions to answer. "Be truthful," he said. "Then send your answers back to me." He told me these things are making the rounds on social media.

Your Turn/Chris Altmix
Your Turn

Your Turn/Chris Altmix

Chris Altmix, 51, is a math teacher at Quincy Notre Dame and a real estate broker for Century 21 Broughton Team. She has been married to Greg for 29 years, and they have two grown sons, Alex, 26, and his wife Montanna and Jordan, 23.

Sherlock Holmes tops list of favorite TV, movie crime solvers
Steve Eighinger

Sherlock Holmes tops list of favorite TV, movie crime solvers

Ever since I was a wee lad — yes, at one time I wore clothing with tags lower than "3XL" — I envisioned myself as a private detective or police investigator, much like Humphrey Bogart in those old black-and-white films.

Most of those 2020 baseball rules are solid
Steve Eighinger

Most of those 2020 baseball rules are solid

Some random thoughts on a gorgeous fall day ... We're less than a week away from the Major League Baseball postseason, an event we had no idea would even be possible a few months ago.

Your Turn/Roger Leenerts
Your Turn

Your Turn/Roger Leenerts

Roger A. Leenerts, 56, has been married for 32 years to Julie, and they have two daughters, one son and one son-in-law. He is the facilitator for the new Adams County CEO group, teaches part-time at Quincy University and provides some consulting services.

Patrick, Olbermann lead ESPN all-time greats
Steve Eighinger

Patrick, Olbermann lead ESPN all-time greats

Part of me says it is not possible, but ESPN is marking its 41st anniversary this month.

As fall arrives, so does a stronger sense of hope
Steve Eighinger

As fall arrives, so does a stronger sense of hope

Since late March I have felt as if I have been caught in some kind of crazy time warp. A serious, serious crazy time warp.

Your Turn/Jean Brown
Your Turn

Your Turn/Jean Brown

Jean Brown, 46, lives outside of Nauvoo with her husband Tom and their three boys, Parker (7), Avery (5) and Reagan (3). Brown grew up in Bowen and went to Western Illinois University, where she studied psychology.

Common sense and criminals not necessarily compatible
Steve Eighinger

Common sense and criminals not necessarily compatible

Common sense can be a big help for a would-be criminal. Of course, if you're considering a life of crime that common-sense thing is obviously a problem already. But that's another story for a another day.