Things I Like

Watching my kids ski in the snow

 

Young leaders in action

 

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Children who don’t mind wearing glasses

 

Smart phones with a long battery life

 

Uniquely large coffee cups

 

Visiting a place I’ve never been before

 

The view from atop a ski lift

 

Movies with a great soundtrack

 

The show Amazon show, ‘Transparent’

 

An old book smell

Things I Like

Hot chocolate after playing outside in the snow with my kids The first couple days of a vacation How quickly OC cleans up after a storm A hot tub in the snow Sunny Fridays That my kids love the beach any time of year Short, productive phone calls After the sidewalks have been shoveled A short power outage 4-wheel-drive in … Continue reading

Things I Like

Playing in the snow with my kids   Dinner with my son at Mione’s in between his many activities   The sand at Siesta Key beach in Florida   When my kids are excited to see me   An uplifting message at church   Taking off the occasional Friday   Old childhood photos   That one week my desk is … Continue reading

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Vest weather in January   Places that serve breakfast all day   A surprising phone call   Daffodils popping through in January   Youth athletes with good attitudes   Not owning an ashtray   Falling asleep quick at night   A big dose of Monday morning caffeine   Walking to dinner in Berlin   Awards speeches from the heart   … Continue reading

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Waking up and feeling good on New Year’s Day   Young people with strong work ethics   Hearty toys that don’t break easily   Random acts of kindness from my kids   Netflix’s “Making a Murderer”   An uplifting sermon in church   The convenience of curbside recycling   When a prediction I made is not proven wrong in the … Continue reading

Things I Like

Staying home on Christmas Day   Eating fish the same day it’s caught   Watching my kids dance   Hearing the Ravens will never wear the gold pants again   My wife’s breakfast casseroles on Christmas morning   Picnics on the beach in December   Looking to buy a new vehicle   How excited my kids get for baking cookies … Continue reading

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The original ‘Christmas Carol’   A surprise gift in the mail   Running outside in December   When a home renovation project is complete   Maryland flag bumper stickers   Short, productive weeks   Facebook Memories   Well-maintained vintage vehicles   Going to see the new Star Wars with my son   Not keeping track of how much I spend … Continue reading

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Hilarious Christmas cards   Lunch on the beach this time of year   How fast time flies at work   A low-key New Year’s Eve   Family-run businesses   Watching my kids in a church Christmas program   Assateague’s Life of the Marsh trail   Naps on a hammock   A bunch of appetizers for dinner   Free bulk pick-up … Continue reading

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Spending a weekend in NYC   Being read to by my son   Seeing a fox on my morning run   Traveling by train   The show, ‘Broadchurch’   When an old dog gets adopted   Oysters any style   Handmade ornaments from my kids   Packing for a warm vacation   The atmosphere and tradition of Berlin’s Christmas parade   … Continue reading

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Oyster dressing on Thanksgiving   Seeing friends’ newborn photos on Facebook   The amazing connection between special needs children and horses   Watching a puppy run   All the emails I deleted on Cyber Monday   Hugs at the same time from my sons   Smell of a construction site   My kids collecting the offering at church   People … Continue reading