Things I Like – March 15, 2019

The creative outfits at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade each yearBeing outside with my kidsA bookcase full of encyclopediasEarly mornings at homeEasy conversationsSummer band tour announcementsPeople who don’t get stage frightEverything about ‘The Biggest Little Farm’A freshly cut, and lined athletic fieldListening to a good coach’s locker room talkReading parenting blogs          

Things I Like – March 8, 2019

Coming across an old and huge cell phoneSuccessful fundraisersA wireless keyboard, mouseWhen kids show characterWatching a talented auctioneer at workReading about something I know nothing aboutMy current effort to not eat breadLong lines that move fastWhen pants aren’t needed for a vacationSurprising my kidsA thunderstorm approaching over the bay

Things I Like – March 1, 2019

The Snow Hill Oyster RoastPlaying “Horse” with my kidsLady Gaga-Bradley Cooper at the OscarsDedicated gardenersWhen someone else empties the dishwasherBiking on new asphaltVehicles with quiet enginesSmell of a surf shopSunday newspaper feature storiesA big hug from a little kidEarly daffodils

Things I Like – February 22, 2019

The Five Crowns playing card gameWatching my kids run on the beachCrushed ice in a fountain drinkKids biking around a neighborhoodAthletes with silly superstitionsGetting into heated car seatsAn old sweatshirtDriving a beltway with light trafficThe Waze app on a road tripGrassroots fundraising effortsSeeing improvement in young athletes

Things I Like – February 15, 2019

Eating healthy at the beginning of the weekWhen a good deed does not come back to bite in a bad waySeeing my boys hug good nightHearing good economic reportsSunday brunchYoung athletes who are humbleNot owning an ashtrayOpen-door policiesNights when I fall asleep quicklyWorking on a nasty dayEating not so healthy at the end of the… Read more »

Things I Like – February 8, 2019

The crazy weather extremes hereBaby gigglesSteamed crabs for lunch in FebruaryAirports with clean restroomsSpring-like days in FebruaryListening to kids talk to each otherWhen a mistake is ultimately a good thingPhotos of Punxsutawney PhilA stocked fridge after a grocery runCBS Sunday MorningScrolling through tweets

Things I Like – February 1, 2019

A home with local artworkFamily movie outingsLooking back at old school yearbooksThe feeling after a morning workoutA book so good you don’t want it to endClose Super Bowl gamesMovies with Anne HathawayWhen a snow forecast is accurateDriving on a freshly paved roadSushi rolls without anything friedHumble professional athletes

Things I Like – January 25, 2019

Hearing a howling wind outside from bedNot having to rush in the morningThat Piaza has gluten- and dairy-free pizzaGetting a check from my health insurance providerPhotos of a snow-covered BoardwalkHeated floors in a bathroomWhen a phone call works in place of a meetingWatching young athletes improvePlaces where wind chill is not a concernSmall steamed clamsReading… Read more »

Things I Like – January 18, 2019

The steering wheel warmer functionCome-from-behind victoriesTeens talking about their faithTechnology articlesWatching “The Polar Express” every holiday seasonSilence in the houseWhen a preconceived notion is wrongBeing excited about a new restaurantThe smell of an old bookFolding a laundry load of towelsEggs and scrapple for breakfast

Things I Like – January 11, 2019

Close NFL playoff gamesPeeling a just right avocadoOld lighthousesThe story behind the ‘John’s Crazy Socks’ companyTaking Christmas decorations down on a warm January dayWhen a referral works out for everyoneWaking up before the alarmYoung athletes who don’t complain about calls by refereesPersonalized photo calendars as a giftFinding a perfect conch shell on the beachSpanish moss… Read more »