Home and heart are here, sprinkled with memories of the past
Steve Eighinger

Home and heart are here, sprinkled with memories of the past

The older I get, the more I tend to think about the Thomas Wolfe novel, "You Can't Go Home Again."

After consideration, I'm much more comfortable with our Halloween custom
Steve Eighinger

After consideration, I'm much more comfortable with our Halloween custom

So, you've always thought Halloween was this warm-and-fuzzy little celebration of kids knocking on neighbors' doors for candy and other treats. Well, think again.

Things on my mind as fall enters
Steve Eighinger

Things on my mind as fall enters

There are a few things that are on my mind as we enter the fall season, which for those who might have missed it, officially arrived last Saturday.

It's time again to break that imaginary bread
Steve Eighinger

It's time again to break that imaginary bread

Lunch time is arguably my favorite hour of the day, allowing me to exhale, regroup and get ready for the afternoon[Note] -- which brings us to Vol. III of the year's "Lunch with Steve" series. For those who have not followed this concept, [Note]once every

'Morons of the Month' honors dumb comments
Steve Eighinger

'Morons of the Month' honors dumb comments

Normally, our "Morons of the Month" column pays tribute to some unfortunate souls who have run afoul of the law in rather humorous fashion.

Is this heaven? No, it's Iowa
Steve Eighinger

Is this heaven? No, it's Iowa

Movies have long been a fascination of mine, from their stars to their story lines, and even their locations -- which brings us to today's subject matter. I recently stumbled across an interesting list of the most famous movies filmed in all 50 states.

It's been a rough few weeks
Steve Eighinger

It's been a rough few weeks

There were few actors in their prime whose movies I enjoyed more than the late Burt Reynolds. I was legitimately saddened when hearing of his passing[Note]. And I don't think I was alone. While Reynolds, who died at age 82, never will be remembered as an

Steve Eighinger

Politicians can say the darndest things

Maybe it was the platform they possessed. Possibly their speech writers were not the most gifted.

Michaels, Meredith and Madden top best-ever list
Steve Eighinger

Michaels, Meredith and Madden top best-ever list

Now that the Labor Day weekend has come and gone, that means two things: 1. Summer is over.

The trip back was a ... gas
Steve Eighinger

The trip back was a ... gas

Vacations are wonderful things. Well, most of the time. My wife and I recently made the 600-mile trip back to northeastern Ohio to see our new granddaughter. The trip to Ohio and the stay there were both joyous occasions. But not the trip back.