Things I Like

Things I Like

A hotel room on a high floor Steamed shrimp and a cold beer A weekend of football When my son brings me something A piece of driftwood on a beach Deer in the marsh on AssateagueA bunch of tall trees hanging over a roadComing across a strange seashell Quick gas stops on a road tripPutting… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

The sounds of leaves crackling in the breezeAn old baseball hat that’s all worn in Jamie Foxx in ‘The Soloist’The fact summer is not over yet Watching a sandcastle being builtWalking with my son by the water The features in ‘Vanity Fair’ A peaches ‘n cream Smith Island cake The peacefulness of a gray, cloudy… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Lunch hot off the grillA squirrel’s dexterityA bee that minds its own businessSteam coming off a pile of hot crabsA cool car on a humid dayOld Bay atop corn on the cob A sunrise over waterThat NFL’s Week 1 is closing inMy dogs after they are brushedA big smile from my sonFall-like days in the… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

The early evening hours on the beachChips and salsa (and queso)‘The Legacy’ restaurant off Route 113A quick phone conversationBeing sore the day after a workoutThe streets of Berlin early in the morningA turkey sausage sandwichLooking ahead to a vacationA rainy morning followed by a sunny afternoonWatching my son walk on the beachA good surfer working… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Smores by a fireWatching my neighbor head off to college for the first timeCold crab clawsA fun wedding reception A change in temperature after a storm Taking my son in the poolPlaying tourist in Ocean CityDriving across a tall bridgeA horse backing up traffic on AssateagueThe ‘Kids of Summer’ picturesIce cream after crabs

Things I Like

Things I Like

Falling asleep on the beachThe first quarter of preseason games Christening a fire pit A big bag full of weeds Seeing OC on ‘Ace of Cakes’ Hearing my son’s voice in the officeA soft, faded T-shirtCobblestone streetsBig groups that don’t ask for separate checksCrawling in bed after a long dayAn exhausted dog passed out on… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

A sturdy beach chair Lobster mac ‘n cheese at Nantuckets My son walking in the sandA register just opening at a grocery storeBody surfing on a big dayA cold beer from the bottom of the coolerWorcester County GOLDA fountain drink with crushed iceFalling asleep early on a Sunday nightA kid with floaties on in the… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

The beach after the lifeguards call it a dayThe view from the top deck at Tony’s PizzaDave Matthews Band liveThe look and smell of a newly stained deckPicking up my son after he runs to meA morning of yard work An afternoon of relaxation Smell of suntan lotion on the beach Picking my son up… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Friday eveningsA hardback book every once in a whileSeeing a license plate I’ve never seen before Placing a lot of recycling curbside A bottle of Corona Light with a lime Any sort of service with a smile A boat taking off after a no-wake zone Dipping my son’s feet in the ocean A shower after… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

A big booth at a restaurantCookies still warm from the oven Seeing my son in the rearview mirrorGoing down a water slideCatching a Shorebirds game with friendsA dinner of all appetizersDriving in Coastal Highway’s middle lanePaying a bill with a few clicksRunning my feet through sandA weekend with spare timeThe book about the Sifrits