Thing I Like

Thing I Like

The writers at Hallmark Getting holiday cards in the mailTaylor Pork Roll and egg sandwichesFamily gatherings ending with Smith Island cakesFager’s Island’s prime rib (one side blackened)Listening to XM on a long road tripTrashcans with wheelsGetting in a warm car on a cold morningThe first email check of the daySound of skateboard wheels on a roadLunch… Read more »

Things We Like

Things We Like

My son stopping by to say ‘hey’Grilled cheese sandwiches and cream of tomato soupThe above while watching Sherlock HolmesAbove the above, with my favorite blankie and bookPatrick Henry and his works of artThe Atlantic Hotel, when it was Victorian Charm in Berlin, for keeping it just thatA house full of friends for dinnerKnowing that the… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

A house nicely decorated for Christmas Driving by The Bonfire during the holidays Getting rid of a load of junk at the dump Hearing a howling wind from bed on a cold night My dogs lining up at the door first thing in the morning Wind chimes doing their thing off in the distance Jimmy… Read more »

Thing We Like

Thing We Like

A nice chardonnay in a Waterford Crystal glass A 101-degree hot tub on a 50-degree evening Candles, candles and more candles, all lit Spotless clean kitchen counters Sleeping with the heat on and windows open An empty trash can after the trash truck comes on Thursday Chicken noodle soup from the Minit Market Ordering a… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Going to brunch after church The Ray Pittman Project band Going through Winterfest on a cold night The annual carriage rides in Berlin Talking with Paul Corbett about Loyola College A young person with strong convictions Kids waiting for the school bus in the morning A snowflake on my black Lab’s face The sound of… Read more »

Things We Like

Things We Like

Steve Green’s “Things I Like” Snowflakes on palm trees Sunsets at Fager’s with Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture Sitting by the fire with our grandchildren Getting together with friends on Fridays after work Bud’s crab soup and chili Still laughing at each others jokes after all these years Spotting from our window a great blue heron at… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Patrick Henry’s work Passionate teachers The smell of the house after a good clean The Chili Cookoff at the Greene Turtle West Leaving the doctor’s office Living a short walk from the Berlin Christmas parade Driving along Route 376 (Assateague Road) Sleeping with down pillows When the heat can be turned off this time of… Read more »

Things We Like

Things We Like

The end of dylight saving A school delay The sound of the ocean Children getting off the school bus Sunday brunch at the Marlin Moon Early-morning Mass A phone call from a friend The smell of hot chocolate A kiss from my granddaughter An early-morning snow The beginning of daylight saving By Pat Trageser 

Things I Like

Things I Like

The amazing pears at Harry & David Walking through a pile of brittle leaves Completing a job in the yard That glass is often recycled and used in asphalt The movie, “Dreamgirls” College football overtime games When it’s warm on Thanksgiving Buying online when free shipping is offered When my dogs are too tired to… Read more »

Things We Like

Things We Like

Watching the trotters on the practice track at Ocean Downs Very short but really funny e-mails Shopping carts with smooth-running wheels The loyalty and honesty of true friends Reading the clever “Style Invitatioal” in The Washington Post Drivers who remember to use their headlights in the rain Watching the surge of boats leaving the inlet… Read more »