That next baseball lunch is on hold
Steve Eighinger

That next baseball lunch is on hold

That next hamburger is going to taste absolutely wonderful. And I'll probably have my customary side order of fried mushrooms, too. Unfortunately, I'm going to have to wait awhile on both.

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Hey, we're all in this together
Steve Eighinger

Hey, we're all in this together

Facebook often provides us entertainment, allows us to laugh at the world. Other times, this crazy, addictive form of social media lifts us up. Each month I like to offer my favorite Facebook posts.

Remember, it's a temporary norm
Steve Eighinger

Remember, it's a temporary norm

In recent days I have found myself trying to determine whether or not we are living in the "new norm," or as I prefer, a "temporary norm."

Coronavirus situation helps put things in perspective
Steve Eighinger

Coronavirus situation helps put things in perspective

At first, I was depressed. All of this fuss over the coronavirus forcing postponement and cancellation of numerous collegiate and professional sports events saddened me. Not fair, I said.

Your Turn/Shelly Rasche
Your Turn

Your Turn/Shelly Rasche

Shelly Rasche, who admits to being somewhere around retirement age, is a freelance commercial artist. Born and raised in Decatur, she now lives outside Camp Point at Windsong Acres.

Moronic lessons to be learned
Steve Eighinger

Moronic lessons to be learned

There are three specific lessons to learn from this edition of "Morons of the Month." In no particular order: 1. Leave the penguins alone. 2. Public restrooms are available for a reason. 3. Keep your clothes on.

Chestnut unrivaled as king of consumption
Steve Eighinger

Chestnut unrivaled as king of consumption

My hero did it again. Joey Chestnut, the 36-year-old king of competitive eating, has another world record.

Your Turn/Annette Heinecke
Your Turn

Your Turn/Annette Heinecke

Annette Heinecke, 54, is executive director for Hancock Village in Carthage. It provides care to seniors through a supportive living community (Hickory Grove) as well as two memory care homes (Maple Grove). She is married to John Heinecke.

Thankfully, these menu items did not catch on
Steve Eighinger

Thankfully, these menu items did not catch on

We're all guilty. We all love fast food way too much. That said, not all fast food has proven equal over the years. In fact, there have been some tremendous culinary gaffes thrust upon consumers.

Those songs that can bring out the worst in a person
Steve Eighinger

Those songs that can bring out the worst in a person

I'm pretty sure anyone reading this column has at least a few songs that would qualify for a list of this nature. You know, the moment one of them comes on the radio you can't change the station fast enough.