Does the good outweigh the bad concerning spring?
Steve Eighinger

Does the good outweigh the bad concerning spring?

Most of the time I feel I am "the glass is half-full" type of person. No matter how desperate the situation seems, I usually tell myself it could be worse and look for a positive thread.

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Your Turn/Jordan Stults
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Your Turn/Jordan Stults

Jordan Stults, 36, is the human resources manager at Timewell Drainage Products. He enjoys playing golf, fishing, coaching his son's sports teams and spending time with his family.

Those complementary fast-food items are key
Steve Eighinger

Those complementary fast-food items are key

Maybe it's the demands of my job, or possibly the preference of my palate, but over the years I feel I have become a connoisseur of quick-service restaurants.

What happened to all of the westerns?
Steve Eighinger

What happened to all of the westerns?

Maybe it's another sign of old age, I'm not sure. What I am sure of, however, is that I miss Westerns.

Your Turn/Will Duryea
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Your Turn/Will Duryea

Will Duryea, 34, was born and raised in Quincy and graduated from Quincy High School.

Who knows, the idea could be an udder success
Steve Eighinger

Who knows, the idea could be an udder success

It's time for our "Morons of the Month" feature, and I must say, this might be one of the strangest collection of medal winners ever assembled.

Your Turn/Gena Finley
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Your Turn/Gena Finley

Gena Finley, who says she is "50 years young," has been married to Chris for 30 years. They have two grown children, Sierra and Drew. Finley grew up in Camp Point, but has lived in Quincy since she was 18 years old.

There's no age limit on rocking
Steve Eighinger

There's no age limit on rocking

The death last week of Peter Tork seemed to have struck a major nerve with not only myself, but also a lot of my fellow baby boomers.

'If a horse can't eat it, I don't wanna play on it.'
Steve Eighinger

'If a horse can't eat it, I don't wanna play on it.'

Tommy Lasorda, former manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers and one of baseball's all-time great ambassadors, once was asked about his love for the game. "There are only two seasons: winter and baseball," Lasorda said. Those words always have stuck with me.

Your Turn/Matthew Brink
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Your Turn/Matthew Brink

When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... a general manager for a professional basketball team. I had an obsession with basketball statistics. In elementary school, I would write letters to the Chicago Bulls with trade recommendations; although, I'm pretty sure they didn't follow them.

What would you rather be doing right now? At home wrestling with my boys.

Shhhhhh! Don't tell anyone that ... I used to play the saxophone. I have no musical ability and was very bad at it.

Other than your wedding day and/or the birth of your children, what was your proudest moment? When my brother joined the military. He has the intelligence and skill-set to do whatever he wants, but he chose to serve our country. I'm very proud of him.

It really stinks when ... people chew with their mouth open.

What word in the dictionary would your face be next to? Ornery. I asked my wife to help me answer this question.

I always laugh when ... There's nothing funnier...