Things I Like – August 19, 2016

Watching the Olympics every night Laughing with my kids Outdoor movies People watching on the beach Young people wise beyond their years Picking up other people’s trash on the beach Short letters to the editor A surprise ending to a book Playing soccer on fresh cut grass Summer morning in the 70s Smell of fresh… Read more »

Things I Like – August 5, 2016

When a lost dog gets reunited A young person with an old soul Liberal return policies Raw oysters anytime of day Watching the convention speeches the day after with the applause edited out Quiet Fridays Elton John’s ‘Tiny Dancer’ A great sunset on a rainy day My kids jumping off the lifeguard stand after a… Read more »

Things I Like – July 29, 2016

The first days after getting a new phone That my son is being taught cursive handwriting Respect for police People who know the local blogs can’t be trusted to report facts Summer heat waves Lunch on a pool raft Taking my kids to Vacation Bible School Watching dogs enjoy the water When good news travels… Read more »

Things I Like – July 21, 2016

Rooftop gardens in cities When kids get together to raise money for something The sounds of the Boardwalk on a summer night When a household chore is completed Sharing a childhood memory with my kids A cheesesteak with fried onions Throwing away a list after everything is crossed off The series, “Happy Valley” Live music… Read more »

Things I Like – July 15, 2016

Swimming in the ocean with my sons Raw oysters When a streak of good luck occurs Taking a frozen bottle of water to the beach An inspiring church sermon Giving people guidance on adoption Reading Dick Lohmeyer’s former thoughts Trying to take off Fridays this time of year Articulate teens Remember the old blue and… Read more »

Things I Like – July 8, 2016

A pool dip after a workout Lifeguards who are friendly to kids Living at the beach and not working the 4th The beach in the late afternoon after it clears out When a soup and salad does the trick Finding a parking spot on the oceanside Photos that require little editing A working lunch at… Read more »

Things I Like – July 1, 2016

Weekends with no plans My kids the morning after the Tooth Fair comes Bravo’s “Odd Mom Out” show Beach bonfires with friends History buffs Grilled fish tacos Sockless weekends The ‘80s channel on XM All the soccer on TV this summer The flag jump at the OC Air Show My new goal of steamed crabs… Read more »