Things I Like – June 16, 2017

The last day of school Lazy weekend afternoons The Boardwalk early in the morning Pizza for lunch on the beach Reading my son’s writing journal at the end of the school year A quiet house Visiting Charleston, S.C. Walking to dinner from home Low tide beach days Coaches who know how to mix the positives… Read more »

Things I Like – June 9, 2017

Steamed crabs for dinner Cheering on my kids Summer visits from family Watching young kids learning to surf Quinoa with seafood The rare weekend day with no kids activities When taking a chance pays off The annual Special Olympics torch run A beach run on hard sand Monitoring a building project’s progress when I have… Read more »

Things I Like – June 2, 2017

Feeling inspired after a graduation The burgers at the Parched Pelican When I’m not overwhelmed with work The Guardians of the Galaxy movies New shoes that feel old Trying the crab cake at different restaurants Vehicles with quiet motors Smooth kid sleepovers When a long-term project is completed Polite teenagers When social media is a… Read more »

Things I Like – May 26, 2017

A healthy smoothie that tastes good A surprisingly nice day that contradicts a weather forecast Cal Ripken, Jr. That Ocean City is having a film festival Childhood memories of listening to Orioles games on the radio in bed Beach days in May Shoes that don’t need breaking in Hearing about engagements AGH’s anniversary celebrations Sushi… Read more »

Things I Like – May 19, 2017

Going out to eat on Mother’s Day Trying out a new local restaurant When a live person answers the phone at a business Playoff college lacrosse games Looking forward to the Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals showdown Soup and sandwich for lunch Handmade gifts That my one son loves to hold hands while the other loathes it… Read more »

Things I Like – May 12, 2017

Warm weekends Grocery shopping when the store is not busy That all things are cyclical When there are no bills in the day’s mail My kids’ artwork coming home from school Watching a puppy run New shoes that feel like they’re old Well-deserved retirements The fidget spinner craze Eating out on Cinco de Mayo The… Read more »

Things I Like – May 5, 2017

When a smell brings back a memory The mixed emotions that come with someone beloved retiring The first night at home after being away That Harborside won best Md. bar at the RAM awards School performances The Loews Hotel in Philadelphia When traveling is easy Going out of my comfort level with food No rain… Read more »

Things I Like – April 28, 2017

A completed home project Watching kids celebrate on a sports field That OC added a Boardwalk playground Seeing my son break wood in karate Driving on fresh blacktop Sunday night at home after a weekend away A dreary Monday every now and again Sports documentaries Dinners when everyone in my family eats the same thing… Read more »

Things I Like – April 21, 2017

The rare weekend with no plans Kids using their creativity Something that brings back a childhood memory People who do anonymous good deeds An iced latte from On What Grounds Busy work days Leaving the dentist with a good report Quiet parents on the sidelines How warm it was on Easter Hearing of local seniors’… Read more »