Things I Like

When holidays are relaxing

 

Morning runs in the dark

 

Fresh guacamole on just about anything

 

Finding a good battery brand and sticking with it

 

Seeing ducks in Berlin

 

How my kids love a huge pile of leaves

 

A hilarious comedian who doesn’t need to use foul language

 

Pumpkins on a stoop

 

Picking up a local newspaper whenever I travel

 

Parents sporting college stickers on their vehicles

 

Using an outdoor shower year-round

 

 

Things I Like

Dropping my kids off at school   When my son drops some unexpected knowledge on me   Classic Christmas movies   A good handyman’s skills   Free shipping   A bottle of wine and a movie   Eating steamed crabs when it’s freezing out   A night away every now and again   Strange finds on Assateague’s beach   Banking … Continue reading

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Going to the beach at least once a week   Checking in on my kids in their beds   An old suit that still fits   Thanksgiving morning workouts   Funny commercials with pets   Photos of a seal on a local dock   Short work days on Fridays   Big oak tree leaves   No-fee ATMs   My collection … Continue reading

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An old dog soaking up the sun in a yard   Being around happy people   Leather-bound books on a shelf   Carryout sushi for dinner   Upward Soccer   My son’s disappointment if he doesn’t get an ‘A’   Easy deadline days   A good dinner followed by a better movie   Reaching a long-term goal   Wearing shirts … Continue reading

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Hearing the wind howling from bed   When all the Halloween candy is out of the house   Brunch after church   A talented lawyer presenting a case   Cookies still warm from the oven   A bright moon on a clear night   Waking up with energy   My kids running on the beach all by themselves   Trips … Continue reading

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Old clothes that still fit   Bathing suit weather in October   Sounds of an acoustic guitar   A pot of chili cooking all day   Cutting meat with a new knife   Big oak tree leaves   Watching my kids laugh and play chase   Pleasant surprises   The first shave with a new blade   A rose bush … Continue reading

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Cold fruit on the beach   Genuine excitement from my kids   Leaving church inspired   Old Bay on eggs   Kevin Spacey in ‘House of Cards’   The foliage along Harrison Road   Cathartic morning workouts   An old school wall pencil sharpener   Coming into a clean desk on Mondays   A variety of colorful mums in a … Continue reading

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Afternoon baseball games   Adkins Farm on Mt. Hermon Road   Wall-to-wall TVs during football season   Crispy soft-shell crab sandwiches   A heated pool this time of year   St. Louis Ave. in Ocean City   Crossword fanatics   Having time to read the Sunday paper   Cooking out when it’s cold outside   The feeling after deadline day … Continue reading

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Smooth travel days   A young overachiever   Sullivan’s Island, S.C.   New technology that makes life easier   An old barn that looks like it’s about to fall down   Walking barefoot on freshly cut grass   A tire swing   The first shave with a new blade   Trampoling with my boys   Smell of an old baseball … Continue reading

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A full rainbow over water   SUPing at Assateague’s bayside   Picking up newspapers while on vacation   Embarrassing myself in front of my kids   Heeding the advice, ‘Just give it to God’   A house with a big living room   Chats with Denny O in our office   Being sore from a workout   Ice cream after … Continue reading