Things I Like – September 27, 2019

Young kids celebrating togetherGoing to bed early on Sunday nightTrombone ShortyA great shell findOffice lunch deliveriesA heated pool this time of yearBrick sidewalks in an old townRooting against the YankeesEdgewater Avenue sunsetsHot September beach daysDogs swimming in the ocean

Things I Like – September 20, 2019

Young athletes giving maximum effortOne-hour fog delaysThe Good Samaritans who tried to help the whale last weekendUpsets in professional sportsLobster mac ‘n cheeseWhen something that’s gluten- and dairy-free actually tastes goodHearing church bells in the distanceFriday afternoons offThe view looking south from the Inlet jettyConfidently riding through a sobriety checkpointSpeeches from the heart

Things I Like – September 13, 2019

A suit and tie that’s comfortableKids who cheer on their teammates from the benchA pile of wings and a football gameSteve Kroft’s goodbye on ‘60 Minutes’A moving memorial serviceThe view from the Oceanic PierDriving to work on Mondays after school drop-offsPaying for a winter trip nowNot needing a wetsuit this time of year for the… Read more »

Things I Like – September 6, 2019

First day of school picturesGoing a couple hours without my phoneHow much my son loves shrimpWhen the weather cooperates on a holiday weekendTeachers who are excited to get back in the classroomA pool day with friendsBurgers and hot dogs hot off the grillOld T-shirts from 5K racesStories from when Seacrets was privateBeach days in SeptemberSeeing… Read more »

Things I Like – August 30, 2019

People napping on the beachTrees that keep their leavesSqueals from a roller coasterExposed brickLoud college football stadiumsA kid cutting grassQueso and guacamole for an appetizerChess on the beachTidal pool ocean daysSunrises from the BoardwalkLeaving a doctor’s office

Things I Like – August 23, 2019

When change is a good thingHow spotty thunderstorms are this time of yearBoardwalk family outingsNights when it’s easy to fall asleepLots of iceBeing sore the day after a workoutWhen a fraud is exposedThe ocean on a fun wave dayStaying in a new hotelWhen there are no bills left to payJumping in a pool after a… Read more »

Things I Like – August 16, 2019

Seeing a row of bonfires up and down Assateague IslandDinner and dessert on the BoardwalkThe vibe at Surfers Healing each yearSwimming in the ocean and seeing dolphin passing byMexican food leftoversA staycation to appreciate where you liveSaving money completing a home project with my wifeSandy feet in my truckSmall laptopsThick milkshakesCharacter of old homes

Things I Like – August 9, 2019

When a work week flies byCharity golf tournamentsPool slidesEd Reed’s Hall of Fame speechWatching karaokeThe first few days with a new computerWhen a story inspiresSeeing locals do well in fishing tournamentsThe new Pines Public HouseWhen technology makes things easierHearing about a good deed by my kid

Things I Like – August 2, 2019

Judging cannonball contestsA smoothie for breakfastNights away for a concertOld sayings still true todayA hot summer day spent on the beachEarly-morning fishingSplitting a dozen jumbos with my wife and being fullBefore-and-after home makeover picturesNo-shave weekendsGetting into OC early on a SaturdaySunsets over the Assateague marsh

Things I Like – July 26, 2019

A great A/C system during a heat wavePool basketball with my kidsEarly morning workoutsWatermelon on a hot dayHow exhausted my kids are after a beach dayHarold Baines’ Hall of Fame acceptance speechMarried high school sweetheartsReading biographiesElizabeth Moss in ‘The Handmaid’s Tale”The first normal day after a heat waveEvening surf sessions