Time to crown the annual Morons of the Year
Steve Eighinger

Time to crown the annual Morons of the Year

After a year's worth of bad judgments, bad ideas and bad actions, it's time to crown the 2017 Morons of the Year. To be eligible, today's top three had to have earned gold-medal status during one of the preceding 12 months.

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Husband's poem provides a steppingstone to new year
Steve Eighinger

Husband's poem provides a steppingstone to new year

To this day, Essie Hendricks firmly believes her late husband, Harry, had what she terms "heavenly help" when writing a poem not long before his passing in 2016.

Did I mention I learned how to grill?
Steve Eighinger

Did I mention I learned how to grill?

This is the week most people like to finalize their resolutions for the New Year. Rarely have I ever made out such a list since it only leads to disappointment. This year is no different. I'm abstaining from the process -- again.

It's a special time of the year
Steve Eighinger

It's a special time of the year

This is the last time we'll be together in this space before Christmas. I thought it would be fitting to examine some of the thoughts and feelings associated with the season.

Doctor of Love pays a holiday house call
Steve Eighinger

Doctor of Love pays a holiday house call

It was way back in 2008 when my alter ego, Stevie Love, began offering advice for the lovelorn. I'm not sure how many relationships the potentate of passion has helped, but his advice always solidifies his standing as the baron of carin'.

'It's A Wonderful Life' takes on a whole new life
Steve Eighinger

'It's A Wonderful Life' takes on a whole new life

I watch the 1946 holiday classic at least once every year at this time, and I usually watch it alone. My wife hates the movie, and I'm not sure why.

The calendar and friendship are both appreciated
Steve Eighinger

The calendar and friendship are both appreciated

It is little more than a piece of cardboard accented by a handful of small white pages covered in red and black numbers. In terms of dollars and cents, its street value would probably be much closer to the latter.

This time of year always evokes memories
Steve Eighinger

This time of year always evokes memories

It's the time of the season when most are consumed with a variety memories from holidays past, and I'm no different.

A midseason pit stop in the TV season
Steve Eighinger

A midseason pit stop in the TV season

If you're a television watcher, you realize this time of year is kind of a wasteland. Many of the top shows are on a hiatus until January or early February. In the meantime, we will be inundated with holiday specials and bowl games.

Remembering a year's worth of 'Good Guys'
Steve Eighinger

Remembering a year's worth of 'Good Guys'

From a personal standpoint, one of the things I enjoy most about my job is putting together the "Good Guys of the Month" awards. And what I enjoy the most about that process is when December rolls around and I can select the "Good Guys of the Year."