Things I Like – December 13, 2019

When a song sparks a memoryThe first night after hanging Christmas lightsExtended cab pickup trucksMusic videos from the 1980sThe occasional mornings when there is no need to rushLamar Jackson’s humilityKids who know the Lord’s Prayer by heartSnow Hill High’s marching bandA parade with a lot of creative floatsThe expression, “win or learn”Falling asleep fast at… Read more »

Things I Like – December 6, 2019

Buying on Shop Small SaturdayNo buying on Cyber MondayAn elaborate tree houseJustin Tucker’s reliabilityThanksgiving leftovers for a couple daysSurveys with a high sampleThe song, “Tiny Dancer”School nights with no homeworkChili on a rainy game dayLearning new things from my kidsWhen being polite counts

Things I Like – November 29, 2019

A house warmed by morning sunlightHow my son loves watching football, tooAGH’s successful capital campaignPassing a horse and buggy in LancasterThanksgiving football gamesHalf-price nights at Fager’s IslandWarm November daysTiny pumpkinsFinding a great restaurant on a road tripComing across an old, big cell phoneA teacher with a big heart

Things I Like – November 22, 2019

Raw emotions from a young athleteA sunrise over a snow-covered beachDriving by farmers working their fieldsDefensive battles in footballBerlin’s library branchFishing storiesFamily board games and no electronicsA comedy show without foul languageEating crabs by the waterHearing good news on a rough dayA sunny day when it’s not predicted

Things I Like – November 15, 2019

When a good deed is appreciatedPeople who are good with namesWatching my boys be typical boys togetherFridays offHigh school sports gamesWhen a referral works outRaw oysters as an appetizerHow some people still use PolaroidsCatching the lights in WOCExcited dogs first thing in the morningNights when I fall asleep quickly

Things I Like – November 8, 2019

Taking my kids to new placesOld houses with big front porches and rocking chairsWell-trained dogsNot being able to sleep after an exciting football gameBig backyardsPeople watching in hotel lobbiesAn accurate weather forecastPicking up my kids from school on FridayReading about a subject I know nothing aboutBrief power outagesBiking on the Boardwalk this time of year

Things I Like – November 1, 2019

Eating well at the beginning of the weekA long drive home after a winNice handwritingBerlin’s Halloween spiritA pleasant surpriseThe Ultimate Air Dogs eventA colorful front doorWhen a terrorist is taken downA pile of big, colorful leavesClose World Series gamesEating not so healthy at the end of the week

Things I Like – October 25, 2019

Positive youth athletesBusch Gardens at HalloweenOpen-door policiesWalk-off homerunsRaw oystersA full tank of gasRemembering deceased loved onesDropping the kids off at school on Monday morningsSmell of a freshly sharpened pencilA beach bonfireClearing up a complicated situation

Things I Like – October 18, 2019

A quiet house first thing in the morningThe first sunny day after a Nor’easterA good handyman who will take on small jobsMy kids helping us with a house projectHalloween decorations at Busch GardensBig beach towelsWhen teenagers show excitementA good fishing story that may or may not be exaggeratedPeople who stay the same despite successThe phrase,… Read more »

Things I Like – October 11, 2019

Thick business cardsStories about Lottery winnersWhen the Ravens play at nightFall’s silly temperature swingsA back yard full of kids playingThe first shave with a new bladeA seedless watermelonGood news in the mailFunny nicknamesDry cleaned pantsWhen the sun and moon are visible at the same time