Things I Like

Watching my kids ski in the snow Young leaders in action Reader submitted images 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’… Read more »

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… Read more »

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 clean Observing… Read more »

Things I Like

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 Hearing a sea gull in… Read more »

Things I Like

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 first week… Read more »

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 Smell of… Read more »

Things I Like

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 decorating the house each… Read more »

Things I Like

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 days in Berlin Taking… Read more »

Things I Like

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 When car accidents look worse… Read more »

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… Read more »