Things I Like – May 5, 2017

When a smell brings back a memory The mixed emotions that come with someone beloved retiring The first night at home after being away That Harborside won best Md. bar at the RAM awards School performances The Loews Hotel in Philadelphia When traveling is easy Going out of my comfort level with food No rain… Read more »

Things I Like – April 28, 2017

A completed home project Watching kids celebrate on a sports field That OC added a Boardwalk playground Seeing my son break wood in karate Driving on fresh blacktop Sunday night at home after a weekend away A dreary Monday every now and again Sports documentaries Dinners when everyone in my family eats the same thing… Read more »

Things I Like – April 21, 2017

The rare weekend with no plans Kids using their creativity Something that brings back a childhood memory People who do anonymous good deeds An iced latte from On What Grounds Busy work days Leaving the dentist with a good report Quiet parents on the sidelines How warm it was on Easter Hearing of local seniors’… Read more »

Things I Like – April 14, 2017

Sunday afternoon at the Masters When technology makes life easier, not more difficult Fancy handwriting A “no reason” hug from one of my kids When something dreaded turns into a positive Afternoon bonfires The show “Homeland” Still feeling proud every Friday morning A split hot dog off the grill Smooth riding trucks Hearing of businesses… Read more »

Things I Like – April 7, 2017

Visiting a new area for the first time Camden Yards on Opening Day When my Stitch Fix box arrives People watching at a casino The new Berger memorial at City Hall Keeping things simple whenever possible Seeing youth teammates celebrate together Facebook memories of my kids Close Final Four games Big weekend morning breakfasts The… Read more »

Things I Like – March 31, 2017

Turning in early on Sunday nights When technology makes life easier Good reports on my kids from school No-jacket days in March Being sore from lifting weights Light lunches during the week Excellent restaurants that don’t look like much from the outside Backyard picnics Big, puffy clouds in a bright blue sky Dogs howling in… Read more »

Things I Like – March 24, 2017

No traffic on a long road trip Being able to relax on vacation A room filled with natural daylight When a defensive player scores in lacrosse Not checking emails on vacation Seeing kids enjoy a game of chess Sounds of a recess at a school A post-vacation diet Old shoes that hold up well Snorkeling… Read more »

Things I Like – March 17, 2017

Passionate high school sports coaches When a referral turns into a sale for a friend Driving in silence after dropping the kids off at school Not packing socks for a vacation How big phones used to be Finding old business cards Taking my kids to new playgrounds When a preconceived notion is wrong. The unpredictability… Read more »

Things I Like – March 10, 2017

Watching a sunrise from an oceanfront hotel Grocery shopping when the store is empty Finding a new show to binge watch Traveling with my family Resisting the urge to eat unhealthy foods NBA players who are good free throw shooters Seeing my kids meet a goal Old hardwood floors Breakfast foods When the weather cooperates… Read more »

Things I Like – March 3, 2017

How every sunset is different When both my kids are asleep early on a school night Simple sayings Black-and-white business cards Stress-free days A smoothie that tastes good and is good for you Cordless keyboards The few people who share my dislike of the beach ball tower Boat rides on warm winter days Grocery shopping… Read more »