Things I Like – February 24, 2017

Lunch on the West OC harborAn organized deskPita chips and hummusExhausted childrenKeeping things simpleThrowing away a to-do list because everything is crossed offPositive thinkersWatching the progress of someone else’s construction projectMy kids’ school presentationsSharing good newsCNN’s documentary, ‘The Eighties’

Things I Like – February 17, 2017

Blue sky winter daysThe TV show, “This Is Us”When generosity is on displayA dry sense of humorLearning something from a church sermonWaking up at home the first morning after vacationWhen a real person answers the phone at a businessThe rare times when my old dog’s puppy spirit comes outGrilled shrimp tacosDiscovering new foods I likeFacebook… Read more »

Things I Like – February 10, 2017

Honda’s Super Bowl commercialsGetting a workout in outside this time of yearWhen my son assists on a goalFeta cheese on anythingHumble professional athletesBreakfast food for dinnerMelissa McCarthy on SNLFunny driving license photosMemorable weddingsThe ‘unfollow’ option on FacebookEloquent young speakers

Things I Like – January 27, 2017

My kids after fresh haircutsFamily vacationsA hot tub on a cold nightThe movie, “Juno”Morgan Freeman’s voiceThe U.S. Capitol domeA confident childSome quiet time in the morning before the kids wake upA street full of houses with flagsOC’s thin blue line plansA grill full of meat

Things I Like – January 20, 2017

Close playoff football gamesShowing my kids something they have never seen beforeA solitary leaf on a tree branchHumble professional athletesAllen Sklar’s wildlife photosEating out on half-price nightsThe last stretch of a long road tripShoes that hold up wellA friendly grocery store cashierThe patience level of a good youth sports coachExploring an unfamiliar area

Things I Like – January 13, 2017

Warming up after playing in the snow with my kidsThat Clemson beat AlabamaCelebrities who don’t talk politicsA random bit of good newsHow exhausted my kids are after sleddingSullivan’s Island, S.C.Snowy beach photosWorking out in the morningVehicle remote starts this time of yearShort power outagesFour-wheel drive in the snow

Things I Like – January 6, 2017

Feeling fine on New Year’s DayThe costumes at AGH’s Penguin SwimWhen snow and rain is in the forecast and it snowsPenn State’s simple uniformsHoliday weekend crowdsSupportive peopleThat my kids want to go to schoolA smart phone with a quality cameraThat my son made it to his NYE first ball drop in Berlin this yearLeah Remini’s… Read more »

Things I Like – December 30, 2016

A warm Christmas DayGifts that get my kids outsideThe kids movie, “Sing”My wife’s breakfast casserolesStaying home on Christmas‘Happy Birthday Jesus’ cakesWhen a vacation is nearPost-Christmas shopping dealsThat the days are now getting a little longerCaring teachersBerlin on New Year’s Eve

Things I Like – December 16, 2016

Funny Santa photos with kidsGrapes and cheese as a snackA pleasant surprise in the mailTrying to return phone calls quicklyYouth Christmas programsA crab cake for lunchGame nights with my kidsShort speechesA street with a lot of houses decorated for the holidaysThe feel of an old library bookSeeing more and more lights in downtown OC