Things I Like – November 4, 2016

Halloween night in Berlin The days before a mortgage payment Great pitching in the World Series Positive attitudes Black-and-white photos The creases on an old book Smell of espresso in the morning My son’s soccer goal celebrations Cooking on the grill when it’s dark out The first shave with a new blade A house full… Read more »

Things I Like – October 28, 2016

People who respect the police When Halloween falls on a weekend How my kids have taught me the virtues of patience Being able to eat good crabs throughout the year Retirement parties The rare lunch and a movie with my wife Upsets in college football Casual wedding receptions Watching a printing press at work When… Read more »

Things I Like – October 21, 2016

Having some free time on Sunday to watch football Guys wearing pink in October My son reading a bible verse in church Running a Boardwalk 5K Surprising election results This week’s heat wave Watching my kids play sports Productive, short meetings Eating a juicy watermelon outside Positive campaign ads Lunch at the Narrows to break… Read more »

Things I Like – October 7, 2016

When my kids sleep past 7 a.m. The shrimp and grits from Urban Nectar Voting Leaving the dentist’s office Swimming in October A clear night sky on a camp out night Scanning bookshelves at other people’s houses My son’s interest in Pele Sleeping on a firm mattress Big canvas prints Watching “Shameless” on Netflix

Things I Like – September 30, 2016

Cold watermelon My son’s soccer goal celebrations A spicy tuna sushi roll Reading old newspapers Not listening to the post-debate pundits A long Friday lunch Sunday morning church bells Places that serve breakfast all day A new kitchen Seafood on the grill A strong work ethic

Things I Like – September 23, 2016

A rainy Monday after a beautiful weekend Taking off work early to go paddleboarding Happy adoption stories That both my kids think school is fun Close youth soccer games Maryland flag bumper stickers Crab cake platter over a sandwich Having fresh fruit in the house Hot September beach days Big puffy clouds and a blue… Read more »