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

Things I Like – October 4, 2019

Monday’s peace after a busy weekendSmell of a baseball dugoutOld sayings still true todayComedians who keep it cleanA youth sports team working togetherSunday morning church bells in BerlinWhen good news comes in the mailClean restrooms on a road tripA dog after a good brushingThe Pier Ferris wheel at nightA surprisingly long ride on a wave