Things I Like

Long weekend days spent outside

 

My son’s love for finding seashells

 

Stowing the snow shovels for the season

 

A day with no mail at home

 

Sunday mornings at home

 

A smooth transition with a big change

 

When Berlin closes Main Street

 

Running as the sun is rising

 

Breakfast on the Boardwalk

 

Tickling my kids

 

Home renovation projects

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The madness of Easter egg hunts   Learning from a church sermon   The many signs of the season’s pending arrival while driving through Ocean City   Harmless white puffy clouds   Beach walks   Looking forward to the first paddle of the season   My boys all dressed up for Easter   Trying different types of Eggs Benedict   … Continue reading

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Kid movies that keep my attention   Mexican carryout for dinner   Cold water surfers   Assateague’s bayside when it’s too windy on the oceanside   Netflix’s “Bloodlines” show   Florida’s weather   The first night sleeping at home after being away   How my boys are starting to sleep past 6 a.m.   Living on a street where just … Continue reading

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Filling out a NCAA Tournament bracket every year Listening to Pandora at work Eating healthy at the beginning of the week A good deed with no strings Breaking in a new lacrosse stick Throwing my broken snow shovel away Answering an unknown call and being surprised Open-door policies Never taking a good night’s sleep for granted Raw oysters and a good beer Taking … Continue reading

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Around 7 in the evening the first day we set the clocks ahead   Spaghetti leftovers   A cleared sidewalk after snow   Being read to by my son   OC on St. Patrick’s parade weekend   A bowl full of blueberries as a snack   The countdown to Disney calendar on our fridge   Being outside this week   … Continue reading

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Fast forwarding through the boring parts of the Academy Awards   How Disney does business   Giving with my hand down   Walking the snow-covered Boardwalk   When my older son takes up for his little brother   Articles that make a difference   People who walk the beach this time of year   A movie that stays with me … Continue reading

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The feeling after the sidewalk is shoveled   Polite teenagers   Movies and snacks on snow days   Olaf from ‘Frozen’   Steamed crabs for lunch   Surprises for my kids   Tiny, white shells   Knowing spring will soon be here   SNL’s 40th Anniversary show   When my kids learn from a mistake   Warm cookies on a … Continue reading

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A family movie and pizza night   The smell of a baseball dugout   Concerts in small venues   Cars with remote starts   Glossy business cards   How much my kids love a trampoline   Visits to a big city   Reading historical books for fun   Being able to walk to my church   Heated car seats this … Continue reading

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Close Super Bowl games   Q-and-A sessions with my 6-year-old   Fleetwood Mac’s longevity   Tableside guacamole   A great back scratch   Quiet hotel rooms   Old houses with huge front porches   A new restaurant that impresses   Mornings with no rushing around   Competitive people   Baltimore pride    

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Cooking out in January   Embracing change   Waking up to snow   The unique sound of an acoustic guitar   Using the GoPro on my kids   A little girl with pigtails   Wave watching at the Inlet   Friday afternoons   Good news coming from a friend   My son’s missing front teeth smile   My old pairs … Continue reading