Things I Like

Things I Like

Long icicles hanging from a roof Photos of a snowy beach A tie with a windsor knot Anniversary dinners A Super Bowl party with friends and a big screen Waterproof gloves My youngest son’s long fingers A house with a lot of windows My Nikon D80 cameraLooking forward to springSnowflakes on a black dog’s face

Things I Like

Things I Like

A park full of big trees Eric Carle’s children’s books The NY Strip at the Captain’s Table A baby’s smell after a bath Apples and peanut butter A surprising big snow day The crust on a grilled cheese sandwichAfter the sidewalk is shoveled When my kids sleep in That ‘Lost’ is back The North Face… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

A daily dose of caffeine Randy Quaid Leaving the dentist My son’s love of crackers Traveling in January That the Pro Bowl is before the Super Bowl this year Rescue stories from Haiti Aubrey Bodine’s photos Staying off the computer all weekendNew shoes that don’t need to be broken inA baby announcement in the mail

Things I Like

Things I Like

A big pickup truck with a dog in the back Holding a sleeping baby How my dogs only like tennis balls Driving over the bay bridge Eggs and scrapple for breakfast Seeing local T-shirts elsewhere A spicy Bloody Mary with celery The Coffee House channel on XM That people stop for squirrels crossing Main Street… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Fridays A clear winter sky full of stars Playoff football How my toddler will eat anything Turkey chiliSnow on a frozen body of waterReading in a quiet houseGetting a surprise in the mailSomething sweet after seafoodHearing good news from a friendWatching a kid climb a tree

Things I Like

Things I Like

Not driving on New Year’s Eve My newborn’s no-teeth smile The movie ‘Mr. Holland’s Opus’ The sounds of an old VW bus Falling asleep to the rain A good break in a game of poolThe natural light of a full moon An old dog with a grey face Going to bed early My Flacco jersey… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

A full night’s sleepMonkey bread My son on Christmas morning The Miller Lite cheers commercial Sugar cookies this time of year Vince Vaughn moviesA cold and sunny day in the winterA Christmas tree with lots of gifts under itHitting Winterfest of Lights once every yearScanning bookshelvesA heated mattress pad

Things I Like

Things I Like

Stockings hanging from a mantleACC College basketball Good snowball making snow My son’s little bootsChristmas tunes playing in the streets of BerlinSandra Bullock in ‘The Blind Side’Holiday cards in the mailboxThe smell of a good coffee shopA vehicle with a fast defrostMy kids dressed up in Christmas outfitsSmell of a fire burning on a cold… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

A quiet houseDriving my boys aroundA forecast for snow that’s accurate Weekends without rainThe feel of an old pair of UggsAnything by Tastykake A movie and dinner with my wife Thick socks on cold daysThe Heisman Trophy poseLow-budget movies that make big bucksPutting on a tie for a happy occasion

Things I Like

Things I Like

Black beans and riceWhen my oldest son kisses my youngest When the Christmas tree is finally up An old hooded sweatshirt Lunch breaks with the familyFinding a box full of old Christmas cards When kids get charitableA tree with only a few leaves leftA warmed-up car on a cold morningGetting to the bottom of a… Read more »