Things I Like

Afternoon baseball games

 

Adkins Farm on Mt. Hermon Road

 

Wall-to-wall TVs during football season

 

Crispy soft-shell crab sandwiches

 

A heated pool this time of year

 

St. Louis Ave. in Ocean City

 

Crossword fanatics

 

Having time to read the Sunday paper

 

Cooking out when it’s cold outside

 

The feeling after deadline day

 

Watching gas prices go down

 

 

 

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Smooth travel days   A young overachiever   Sullivan’s Island, S.C.   New technology that makes life easier   An old barn that looks like it’s about to fall down   Walking barefoot on freshly cut grass   A tire swing   The first shave with a new blade   Trampoling with my boys   Smell of an old baseball … Continue reading

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A full rainbow over water   SUPing at Assateague’s bayside   Picking up newspapers while on vacation   Embarrassing myself in front of my kids   Heeding the advice, ‘Just give it to God’   A house with a big living room   Chats with Denny O in our office   Being sore from a workout   Ice cream after … Continue reading

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A sea of orange at Camden Yards   Taking the kids to Trimper’s Customer Appreciation days   Passionate gardeners   A framed black-and-white photo   Laying on sheets still warm from the dryer   Fresh flowers in the house   A crazy puppy   My office early in the morning   An old, but healthy, tree   Driving past a … Continue reading

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A day without any meetings   Places that serve breakfast all day   Not using salt while cooking   The vintage ‘Lite’ labels The view from the end of the Oceanic pier   A streak of good luck   Roasted oysters   When my sons want to hold my hand   Going to Assateague at least once a week throughout … Continue reading

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Running on hard sand on the beach   The Sun’s Sports section on Monday after a Ravens victory   The show, ‘Orange Is The New Black’   Newborn photos   Sleeping with two great pillows   A knife after it’s been sharpened   My son losing his first tooth   Summer-like beach weather in September   A bunch of appetizers … Continue reading

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The first day back to work after a long holiday weekend   Running as the sun rises   Back-to-school photos on Facebook   My new FitBit band   When my son reads to me   A perfectly cooked steak   People who help strangers   When vindication is sweet   A warm muffin   Watching youth sports   A soft, … Continue reading

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Sleepy kids   Random designs of a butterfly   Baby ducks   The last couple miles of a long road trip   Bodyboarding with my son   An uninterrupted night of sleep   A thunderstorm in the middle of the night   Corn on the cob cooked on the grill   A framed black-and-white photo   Sunflowers in a front … Continue reading

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Hosting friends, family from out of town   Watching my kids drip watermelon all over themselves on the beach   Clean-cut college kids   An organized office building   Seeing pictures of a friend’s newborn   Riding in a convertible   Smell of honeysuckle in the summer   The Orioles’ pitching staff   Not caring what time it is on … Continue reading