Things I Like – August 5, 2022

This year’s Orioles teamInvestigative stories in the Sunday paperAn ocean dip to start any dayBill Russell tributes this weekExercising early to clear the headThe view from Spain restaurantDonating outgrown kid clothesWatching a construction project’s progressA cheesesteak with fried onionsNot needing directions to put something togetherA great beach umbrella

Things I Like – July 22, 2022

The meaning behind a memorial paddle outIgnoring Halloween adsPeople who embrace changeDoing what’s best even if it’s toughFollowing local Little League All-Star teamsA quick ocean dip when I drop my son off at workBeing exhausted Monday from a fun weekendCloud-less blue summer skiesWell-attended Vacation Bible SchoolsThe first good day after a kid is sickA rainy… Read more »

Things I Like – July 22, 2022

Standing in line to voteConcerts in baseball stadiumsThe sky in front of The Kite Loft on a good wind dayThe old blue and yellow surf matsA shooting starSwimming in a pool at nightDriving over the Assateague bridgeA fresh perspective on a complicated matterA piece of thick cheesecake with no toppingA goal of keeping things simpleCorn… Read more »

Things I Like – July 15, 2022

Weigh station reactions from tourney fishermenA line for early votingKites on the beachGood news in the mail from the IRSA good teacher’s caring heartPoolside weekendsBurgers hot off the grillPeople who don’t feed seagulls on the beachSteamed crabs as a random dinnerWatching a dog walk its ownerOvernight summer rain

Things I Like – July 8, 2022

Reading fishing boat flagsSmall venue concertsLiving at the beach and not working on the 4thSwimming in the ocean with my kidsWhen it rains at nightStrangers who call asking for this or that not to be printedEating watermelon outside on a hot dayTall cornfieldsEating breakfast, lunch and dinner on the beachA house with a flag pole… Read more »

Things I Like – July 1, 2022

A pool full of kids goofing aroundThe Boardwalk on weekend morningsSmall live music venuesCloud-less beach daysGetting home before a big stormSmell of surf wax in a carA kid who will try new foodsBerlin’s brick crosswalksA seashell worth keepingDogs who don’t need a leashCrispy scrapple

Things I Like – June 24, 2022

A clean desk to start the weekEarly-to-bed Sunday nightsFather’s Day Facebook memoriesThe beach at least once a weekendWatching the bikers on Boardwalk morningsA smooth technology changeWalking to churchComeback storiesCrowds in Berlin during the weekSteph CurryBig computer monitors

Things I Like – June 17, 2022

Remembering chats with Mike BeattyOC Air Show’s practice dayBerlin’s Broad Street StationStudents learning financial literacyA smooth phone updateWatching crowd reactions at the Air ShowA pool dip after yard workThe growth of Berlin’s bathtub racesParental mixed emotions that come with last day of schoolWhen my teenager hears meSunshine after a quick storm

Things I Like – June 10, 2022

Driving with all the windows down and the radio upAcai bowls on the beachA no-cloud blue skyA lightbulb moment for my teenQ&A interviewsBeach morningsPool afternoonsBlunt election candidatesNew special eventsQuiet Sunday nights at homeSteamed crabs a couple times a month

Things I Like – June 3, 2022

Hearing positive business reportsNot working on Memorial DayPlaces that serve breakfast all dayDropping my son off for his first day of workA kitchen with two sinksPeople watching on the BoardwalkQuick phone callsPeople who are good with remembering faces, namesBathing suits hanging off a balconyNew tires on a vehicleClose NBA playoff games