Things I Like

Things I Like

A good parallel parking job Going to the Berlin Christmas Parade each yearA big umbrella that can handle a little windThat my son is cool with wearing hatsWeekends with no plans A coffee with a little Irish in itCoupons for baby formulaA fake Christmas tree that looks realGetting holiday cards in the mailCrawling into bed… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

A big bowl of hot soup on a cold dayHearing funny parenting storiesA day when the stock market is upThe smells of breakfast on a weekend morningExercising before a Thanksgiving feastA warm scarf on a windy, cold dayWatching my son jump furiouslyPulling down the Christmas decorations Movies with good young actors A blowout Ravens win… Read more »

Things I Like

Naps with my sonA margarita on the rocks, no salt Well-done French fries A blanket of sea foam on the Inlet rocks A long third down conversion Fried onions on a cheesesteak Rocking chairs on a front porch Taking the high road sometimesSpotting horses from the Assateague bridgeThe burly hands of an outdoorsmanQuick phone conversations

Things I Like

Things I Like

Surprise endings to movies A tall glass of sweet tea with lots of ice Waking up before the baby French dip subs My son’s long eyelashesA package on the front porchWhen a live person answers the phoneHeadache medicine that works A good back scratch Reading old newspapersCreative pumpkin carvings

Things I Like

Things I Like

Watching taped shows on the DVRThat gas prices are almost reasonableCrown molding in a room One of my son’s big yawns A low-scoring college football game Chicken and dumplings The movie, ‘Run Fatboy Run’ A few remaining leaves hanging on a bare tree Saturday Night Live’s political skitsMovies featuring ‘80s classic songsA glass of wine… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Andy Rooney’s walnut deskA line of people waiting to voteThe electronics department at any storeAdding a batch of new songs to my IpodThe surprise of a warm fall morningWatching the election night results come inTaking a nap with my sonA bowl of pork barbecue without breadWearing Uggs for the first time in monthsWarm corn breadHitting… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Talking local politics When bad things happen to bad people (O.J.)A baby in little shoes A good work ethic Robert DeNiro moviesFree shippingThat voters will have their say on slotsHalloween on Washington St. in BerlinUnpacking the truck after a Sam’s Club tripThe first night at home after staying in a hotelMy son’s weird fits of… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

That the presidential election is nearThe nip in the air on a fall morningAny kind of tax creditWatching my son roll overJack Hanna’s animalsThat the Phillies made the World SeriesLoading up on candy for HalloweenPeanut butter on an appleThose green and orange pumpkinsPants fresh from the dry cleanerThe Inlet when the ocean is rough

Things I Like

Cindy Wolf’s restaurants in BaltimoreIntroducing new foods to our baby“True Blood” on HBOMonday morning football highlightsVacations with friendsThe Boardwalk this time of yearA pile of orange leaves Not having a political sign in my yardWatching kids at playFresh rockfishA full fridge after grocery store run

Things I Like

Things I Like

Family photos on an office deskMelted brie cheese on a crackerAn old photo album with a broken creasePizza on a thin crustWorking on cloudy, rainy daysA quick weekend road tripVideotaping my son’s anticsThe show, “Amazing Race”When my dogs come when calledCooking on the grill when it’s cold outPlayoff baseball games