Things I Like – March 24, 2023

The feeling of taking ski boots offTrying out a new restaurantLetters to the editor expressing both sides of an issueLab puppiesA road trip with no traffic issuesVermontA hearty cobb saladLive musicFinding a new show to binge with my wifeThe ceiling tile art at Roadie Joe’sThe start of the spring season

Things I Like – March 17, 2023

Ignoring a ringing phoneA kid singing the national anthemWatching dogs run on the beachBeing impressed with something my teen wroteMarch Madness upsetsOpen-door policiesWhen politicians are bluntFalling asleep quick at nightA hand-written noteGetting a new phoneLeaving work early because the work is done

Things I Like – March 10, 2023

Transparent types of peopleAn estimate that’s less than realityShort and sweet family visitsThe way death brings people togetherAn inexpensive fix on a vehicleFlowers blooming this time of yearSteve HarveyWhen something clicks with my teenA win with a warrantyLooking forward to the Orioles this yearAt least one big snow a winter

Things I Like – March 3, 2023

70-degree winter daysA funny police beat article involving a strangerThe Murdaugh Netflix seriesDays with no mail at homeSound of baseball practice in distanceFlowers that last long in a vaseA hot tub while it’s snowingESPN’s 30-for-30 seriesThe first time using a new knife setDry cleaned shirtsA pile of huge leaves

Things I Like – February 24, 2023

A puppy’s clumsinessFinding my teenager readingListening to old John Madden callsA hot tub after skiing all dayDriving east across the Bay BridgeSincerityWalking the halls of a school in sessionA young kid with an old soulNo heat this time of yearFriendly bank tellersFollowing sports columnists

Things I Like – February 17, 2023

Close Super Bowl gamesEasy conversationsJalen Hurts’s storyPlanets clearly seen in the night skyDriveways with basketball hoopsTeenagers who enjoy readingPhotos of a snowy beachA tie with a windsor knotWaterproof gloves when shoveling snowLow-budget movies that are greatSmell of a good coffee shop

Things I Like – February 10, 2023

Being able to walk to churchLittle kids racing to their parents at pickupTherapy dogs in actionOne-hour fog delaysOne significant snowfall a winterExcitement around a new businessPlanning for Super Bowl foodConnecting with a special needs kidIngenuityWhen my iWatch taunts meMy sons working together

Things I Like – February 3, 2023

Finding peace with a complicated matterTime lapse photosA kitchen with a big islandSiesta Key’s sandSkiing during a snowfallSpanish mossReading about an unfamiliar topicA movie with both my kidsHeadache-free road tripsFlowers popping up this time of yearCasual golfers wearing plaid

Things I Like – January 27, 2023

Falling asleep quick at nightA kid telling a fishing storyAn easy deadline dayA dream with someone who has passed away in itShort letters to the editorAndy Rooney replaysSurprising NFL playoff gamesSteamed crabs in JanuaryAthletes who toss balls to fansTurning over tax stuff to the accountantA clean conscience

Things I Like – January 20, 2023

An easy IT fixWhen coaches own their mistakesReading a daily devotionalEmotional award acceptance speechesRiver Soccer Club’s TOPSoccer programCome back wins in the NFL playoffsWatching off-season renovations from afarLaughing with adults over teen anticsRiding on a bike on a freshly paved roadOC Boardwalk’s lighter color (for now)Summer concert announcements