Elvis Presley Day? British Invasion Day? ESPN Day?
Steve Eighinger

Elvis Presley Day? British Invasion Day? ESPN Day?

We acknowledge Groundhog Day, Talk Like A Pirate Day, Squirrel Appreciation Day and dozens of others questionable "holidays." I think it's time to consider the addition of some legitimate holidays to our calendars.

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From the era of 'Daddy Wags' to the 'Honey Badger'
Steve Eighinger

From the era of 'Daddy Wags' to the 'Honey Badger'

During my formative years, one of the first things that attracted me to sports -- other than the concession stands -- were the entertaining nicknames attached to some of the athletes.

From cran-mango to Snapchat, prioritizing is the key
Steve Eighinger

From cran-mango to Snapchat, prioritizing is the key

Recognizing what items in life belong in which category is the key to fewer gray hairs and a good night's rest, which brings us to Vol. VIII of "Five and Five" -- five things that have captured my attention and five things I don't need to worry about.

'Knots Landing' was no Dale Earnhardt, but still memorable
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'Knots Landing' was no Dale Earnhardt, but still memorable

Remember the line from the movie "Talladega Nights" when Will Ferrell's legendary Ricky Bobby character: "If you ain't first, you're last." There's a different kind of thought process with, say, our favorite TV programs.

Here's my turn at 'Your Turn'
Steve Eighinger

Here's my turn at 'Your Turn'

Debbie has never asked, so I'll take 'my turn' anyway.

It's all about paying it forward
Steve Eighinger

It's all about paying it forward

The best part of putting together "Good Guys of the Month" every 30 days or so? It makes me feel good inside. Hope this edition makes you feel good, too.

Relatively speaking, some of those paychecks may be deserved
Steve Eighinger

Relatively speaking, some of those paychecks may be deserved

First of all, there is no justifying paying an athlete, entertainer or politician some of the exorbitant salaries we read and hear about. That said, it's the world we live in and it's not changing anytime soon.

'Raw' is the common denominator when to comes to voices
Steve Eighinger

'Raw' is the common denominator when to comes to voices

At some point, I remember reading the best voices in rock music could be compared to sushi. The best of both are served raw, very raw.

That phone call won't be coming this year
Steve Eighinger

That phone call won't be coming this year

I always knew spring was getting close when my conversations with Gus would begin. That won't be happening this year.

From higher speed limits to Jimmy Kimmel
Steve Eighinger

From higher speed limits to Jimmy Kimmel

March has arrived, and it's one of those months we simply try to tolerate. We're not usually happy about March, but we put up with it.