Things I Like

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 learning to surf at an older age

 

Old Michael Jordan highlights

 

The first night with the holiday lights up

Things I Like

A hard workout on Thanksgiving morning   Our new solar panels at our office   The new Beach Bounce in WOC   Modern Family re-runs   Reading local history books   Sitting back and observing at a public place   People with great memories   When a new restaurant impresses   Vacations   Freshly sharpened pencil’s smell   Cold night … Continue reading

Things I Like

How warm this fall has been   Watching my sons play wrestle   A big Sunday morning breakfast after church   A quiet car motor   Pasta with meat sauce   How quickly France retaliated   Walking through a school in session   When a kid laughs in deep sleep   An elderly couple laughing together while out to eat … Continue reading

Things I Like

Watching youth sports   Reading the editorial section of newspapers while traveling   Surprising my kids   Honest restaurant reviews   Kids who do not wear flat brim hats   A movie with a great soundtrack   Being able to eavesdrop and understand people speaking Spanish   A great night’s sleep   Productive quiet time at my desk   Still using … Continue reading

Things I Like

Church bells ringing in Berlin on Sunday mornings   Upward Soccer   Being a part of a church   Learning a new word   Making breakfast for dinner   That the Royals won the Series   Berlin’s Halloween passion   Being able to read the Sunday paper before my kids wake up   Framed black-and-white photos   Warm mornings this … Continue reading

Things I Like

Falling asleep quickly at night   A big hug from a kid   Old sayings that are still true today   Hearing my son read from his new joke book   Quick, productive phone calls   A heated steering wheel on a cold morning   The feeling leaving a massage   Goofy childhood names that stay with someone   An … Continue reading

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A “pay it forward” act   Youth sports not taken too serious   Taking Friday afternoons off   A big kitchen   Finding a keeper conch shell   A good and fair handyman   Phones with a long battery life   Little pumpkins   How my kids love Halloween   Concerts with friends   A vehicle with a quick defrost

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Good sportsmanship in youth sports   Parades on the Boardwalk   Running on Edgewater Avenue   Ice cream after having steamed crabs   Work days with no appointments   Paul Giamatti movies   Virginia Beach’s Boardwalk bike path   When my kids help make dinner   October beach days   When construction projects are completed on time   Old black-and-white … Continue reading

Things I Like

The first glimpse of the sun after a Nor’easter   Swimming in October   Kids with high expectations   Family walks with the dog   When dishonesty is obvious   A bonfire full of yard waste   The Brian Wilson movie, “Love and Mercy”   Walking the streets at Berlin at night   When Halloween falls on a weekend   … Continue reading

Things I Like

Old sayings that are still true today   Something that brings about a memory of someone passed   Engaging public speakers   When my kids cooperate during a Ravens game   A proud flip-phone user   The feeling of accomplishment after a successful home repair   A Friday happy hour with my wife   Cooking fish the day it’s caught … Continue reading