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.

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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."

Holiday season brings out best in snacks and lights
Steve Eighinger

Holiday season brings out best in snacks and lights

One of the joys this time of the year are all of the specialty items found at grocery stores, which brings us to the latest edition of "Five and Five" -- five things I am deeply interested in, and five things that get little more than a shrug.

There were tears, but they were tears of joy
Steve Eighinger

There were tears, but they were tears of joy

Although we don't communicate as regularly as we once did, I will always consider "Hack" one of my all-time best friends. I was even a part of his wedding a little more than 40 years ago.

Gold-medal moron serves up burger, fries, coke
Steve Eighinger

Gold-medal moron serves up burger, fries, coke

What do you get when you cross an opossum, a motorized shopping cart and a drug-selling fast-food employee? If you guessed the latest edition of the "Morons of the Month" you would be right.

A honey-do head-start for young husbands
Steve Eighinger

A honey-do head-start for young husbands

For the most part, the supermarket is like a foreign country, yet wives figure we have some sort of sixth or seventh sense about knowing where something like white almond bark should be.

It's time for Santa Steve to distribute his annual Christmas gifts
Steve Eighinger

It's time for Santa Steve to distribute his annual Christmas gifts

The calendar says December, parking lots are filled with holiday shoppers a crispness will soon be in the air. Christmas is on its way. That means it's time for our annual visit from Santa Steve.

That Christmas tree in your living room has quite a legacy
Steve Eighinger

That Christmas tree in your living room has quite a legacy

One of the most interesting traditions of the Christmas season is the Christmas tree itself. We often take that brightly decorated Douglas fir in the corner of the living room for granted, but it actually has a rich holiday history.

This week's about more than the food and football
Steve Eighinger

This week's about more than the food and football

This is the week, particularly on Thursday, that we are always thankful for the obvious. We will all be grateful for family, friends, the food we eat and the roof over our heads.