Things I Like – April 29, 2022

Birds actively building their nestsBerlin’s Main Street at nightFeeling connected with my teenagerPictures under the OC PierNBA playoff upsetsGeese formation flying overheadA lab’s love of a tennis ballFried oyster sandwich fundraisersHow simple life was in collegeThinking before speakingCookies warm from the oven

Things I Like – April 22, 2022

Stocked shelves at a grocery storeA short, funny acceptance speechFacebook MemoriesA baseball catcher’s mentalityWhen my kids get haircutsSilly acronymsThe hype ahead of the NFL DraftFollowing Jay Copeland on American IdolReading newspapers from other areasBeing home during a stormA smiling kid walking out of school

Things I Like – April 15, 2022

Masters SundayWeekends away with friendsA dog asleep with a tennis ball in his/her mouthHow exercise heals the soulKids with independent mindsStevenson United Methodist Church’s crab cake dinnersThe old bikes with the banana seatsA puppy’s short lived energy streakWhen a change is liberatingThe movie, “Hoosiers”Sound of an old church organ

Things I Like – April 8, 2022

My teen falling asleep earlyNCAA’s women’s tourneyTuna poke bowlsA rainy day spent workingScanning book shelves in a houseSpring-like days in the springAroma of an Italian restaurantMail carriers who give out dog treatsBurgers on a charcoal grillEdgewater Avenue sunsetsOld computers that still work great

Things I Like – April 1, 2022

Buick’s women sports commercialsCoachable kidsSpotting a rainbow after a quick rainQuiet weekends with no eventsPeople who lead by exampleBeing first and right with newsFinding an old business cardEnthusiastic teachersWarm cookiesOur ridiculous weather extremesA steak cooked just right by a chef

Things I Like – March 25, 2022

Signs of spring bloomingMarch Madness upsetsA restful vacationSmooth roller coastersAll the recent NFL tradesAn easy I-95 trip“The Last Kingdom” on NetflixTrying and liking a new restaurantMy kids’ faces on a roller coasterHotels with great guest serviceA quick healing injury

Things I Like – March 18, 2022

Eating healthy at the beginning of the weekA smooth road tripWhen a good deed does not come back to bite in a bad waySeeing my boys hug good nightHearing good economic reportsWatching my friends’ kids grow upLearning something new every daySmell of an old baseball gloveA restful vacationSunday brunch after churchEating not so healthy at… Read more »

Things I Like – March 11, 2022

St. Patrick’s parade weekend in OCJimmie and Sook’s in CambridgeA drink at Shenanigans after the Boardwalk runCoachable youth athletesBeing inspired by the ParalympicsHigh school drama talent on stageMilestone birthday celebrationsCoach K’s careerWhen my teen puts in the work for a good gradeLearning from a church sermonAn available handyman

Things I Like – March 4, 2022

Ukraine’s courageous spiritNetflix’s “Inventing Anna”Shows of local support for UkraineSki resorts getting snow in MarchMonitoring the markets every dayWhen it looks warm outside and actually isWatching college lacrosseFlowers popping up in the cold weatherThe talented journalists in UkraineAn uninterrupted night of sleepOverhearing a good coach’s instructions

Things I Like – February 25, 2022

Lunch in Kent Narrows to break up a road tripAn old, dented up pickup truckWhen there is sleep at a sleepoverA quiet early morning houseCrushed ice in a fountain drinkKids practicing on their ownBeing on timeThe feeling after a good flossA full bird feederAssateague anytime of yearSmell of clean laundry