Things I Like – October 19, 2018

A beautiful day after starting with rainThe Waze app on a road tripFinding a good pen style and sticking with itCruise controlThe Franklin Institute in PhillyUnsweetened iced tea from Dunkin’Getting a seat on a subway rideWhen a restart fixes a tech issueA good floss before bedA great blessing of the tableWhen my kids enjoy reading

Things I Like – October 12, 2018

Chicken wings and footballSurprising our kidsFresh fish for dinner after an offshore tripSmall pumpkinsAn easy win for the RavensOctober beach daysA clean public rest roomReading the Sunday paper all dayNot assuming the worstDriving in silence after school drop-offs in the morningThe first time using a new outdoor grill

Things I Like – October 5, 2018

Comeback storiesEvidence a kid learned from a mistakeAthletes who don’t tweetBusch Gardens’ Howl-O-Scream decorationsSmell and feel of an old bookBerlin’s new libraryThe Taps bugle callNo traffic on a road tripBeach days in OctoberRavens-Steelers gamesThe sounds of kids at play at recess

Things I Like – September 28, 2018

Hearing sea gulls in BerlinScrapple and eggs for breakfastBeing sore from a workoutSpicy tuna rollsReading journalism magazinesDriving on new asphaltDecisions that are not complicatedMums and pumpkins on a front porchStopping for a horse to cross the road on AssateagueCoaching kidsFiddlers weekend in Berlin

Things I Like – September 21, 2018

Quiet weekend morningsLiving a mile from a hospitalA great hollandaise sauce on Eggs BenedictSeptember beach daysThose rare days we don’t get an Amazon package at homeSunfest on Sunday afternoonListening to an auctioneer at workWatermelon on a hot dayA house with a real flag pole in the front yardThe first shower with a new bar of… Read more »

Things I Like – September 7, 2018

Fall mornings on the BoardwalkSmoked tunaThe ocean temperature in SeptemberFunny soccer goal celebrationsLifeguard stand jumps at the end of a beach dayThin crust pizzaA September heat waveFriday afternoonsRemembering the sound of a typewriter in our officeDriving on Assateague with the windows downPolite teenagers

Things I Like – August 31, 2018

Small dogs that don’t bark a lotSports talk radio on Monday morningsLittle League World Series emotionsBiking around BerlinLearning something new from my kidsEating light during the work weekThe mixed emotions that comes with school startingWalking into a clean houseA water park dayChange, when it’s neededA brick interior wall

Things I Like – August 24, 2018

Friends visiting this time of yearNo backups at the Bay BridgeA great intern (Rebecca Evans)Carrying out a good deed privatelyLeaving a hospitalA hotel parking lot full of Pa. license platesMexican food a couple times a monthThe beach around 7 p.m.A surprise ending to a bookSeeing my sons hugFootball’s return

Things I Like – August 17, 2018

When the sun comes out on the beach after a stormSmall concert venuesA weather forecast that’s rightTidal pools in the ocean close to shoreBack-to-school senior picturesMy sons giggling with each other in the back seatTeammates working together on the fieldThe smell and look of freshly cut grassAll the volunteers who work Surfers Healing day in… Read more »