Things I Like

Polite strangers


Days when I don’t have to leave Berlin


How exhausted my kids are after a beach day


The view from an oceanfront building’s top floor


When carryout is just as good as eating in


Waking up with a swim


Coaching young kids


A night out of town every now and again


Learning new local history facts


Breakfast pizzas


A new set of windshield wipers







The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1979 Volume XXIV Edition 11 Issue Highlights • This week’s “Resorter Girl” was 19-year-old Jean McVeigh, an Arnold, Md., resident who took part in the Miss Maryland-USA Beauty Pageant held in Ocean City in March of 1979. • An article on real estate in Ocean City included Mallard Island, which “consists of homes in the $150,000 to $300,000” range. … Continue reading

Things I Like

Taking a bucket of fried chicken to the beach   Free valet service at DuPont Hospital   When my kids both sleep past 7 a.m.   All the out-of-state plates in Berlin these days   When the WOC park-and-ride actually gets used   Crispy pizza   A hand-written note from my son   O’s Manager Buck Showalter   Inspirational feature … Continue reading