Things I Like

Eating healthy at the beginning of the week

 

The exhaustion felt on Easter night

 

When a good deed does not

come back to bite in a bad way

 

Seeing my boys hug good night

 

Hearing good economic reports

 

Seeing my friends’ various kids’

Easter outfits on Facebook

 

Learning something new every day

 

Smell of an old baseball glove

 

Putting away the snow shovel

 

Sunday brunch after church

 

Eating not so healthy at the end of the week

 

 

Things I Like

Easter egg hunts   Geese flying over   The annual Berlin Little League parade down Main Street   A bonfire fueled by the downed limbs from the winter   Smell of an old baseball glove   This area’s weather extremes   When my son talks about God   Crispy scrapple   The atmosphere at the Komen race   When the … Continue reading

Things I Like

Sunny Fridays   That my kids love the beach any time of year   Short, productive phone calls   The theme song to “Dallas”   An inspiring Sunday sermon   The view from the Oceanic pier   Raw oysters and a beer   The Boardwalk this time of year   How fast kids make new friends   Driving over the … Continue reading

Things I Like

Walking to dinner in Berlin   When my son wants to practice a sport   People who are good with names   Meeting new people   Hearing church bells in the distance   Christian Bale in “American Hustle”   Frisbee on the beach with a dog   Old sayings that stay true through the years   Friday afternoons off   … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Parade day in OC   That people put televisions in their bathrooms   Confidently riding through a sobriety checkpoint   The sand at Siesta Key beach in Florida   Places that serve breakfast all day   A surprising phone call   Daffodils popping through before spring   Special events in Berlin   High school sports   The smell … Continue reading

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Productive, fast meetings   A big dose of Monday morning caffeine   Youth athletes with good attitudes   How much my boys love the Boardwalk   Not owning an ashtray   Getting Blackjack the hard way   The vintage “Lite” cans   When a referral turns into a sale for a friend   Open-door policies   When politicians are blunt … Continue reading

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Seeing someone playing golf in the snow (I just saw it Monday)   Watching my 5-year-old cruise away from me on his bike   Speeches from the heart   Chocolate-covered fruit   Testing my skills on Jeopardy every now and again   Hearing a sea gull in Berlin   A spicy tuna sushi roll   The Boardwalk on warm winter … Continue reading

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No-jacket weather   Playing board games with my kids   Movies with Kevin Spacey   Staying in a hotel   Thick coffee mugs   Thick, well-done scrapple   The view and the food at Adolfo’s   A talented auctioneer   Watching an expert clean a fish   Being stumped by a diverse menu   Reading Lohmeyer’s old editorials     … Continue reading

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Learning about something new   Toys that can take a beating and still work   Watching downhill skiing in the Olympics   Rainy weather during week days   A pile of crabs and a pitcher of beer   Not getting a pile of “ones” from the cashier   Seeing my wife successfully teach our son to ride a bike   … Continue reading

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A streak of good luck   Jay Leno’s sincere farewell speech   When my kids are excited to see me   An uplifting message at church   Taking off the occasional Friday   A stiff drink after a long day   Coming across a seal on the beach   Stopping on Assateague to let a horse cross the road   … Continue reading