Things I Like

Things I Like

The extreme temperature swings of a fall day Eating last night’s leftovers for lunch Reading in a hammock under a tree Gordon Ramsay’s TV shows A waiter or waitress who knows your name Steaks from the Solstice General Store People picking up random trash on the Boardwalk Mums and pumpkins on a front porch A… Read more »

Things We Like

Things We Like

How excited my kitties get when I come home Hearing my 7-year-old grandson read as well as some adults I know My granddaughter’s appreciation of conservation and preserving the environment Thrift shop shopping The movie and book The Bridges of Madison County Steamed fresh asparagus Winter pansies abloom on a cold, crisp day Living in… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Walking out with my dogs to pick up the morning paper A Gatorade after a workout The Corvette parade on the Boardwalk A caller with a “scoop” A squirrel running with a big nut in its mouth “Will & Grace” reruns Flipping through old high school yearbooks When a friend passes along a great book… Read more »

Things We Like

Things We Like

A beach chair, a book and an empty beach Honking geese flying down our canal after dark No lines at the grocery store Pam’s Saturday morning spin class A fat, purring cat, sleeping on my lap A lazy weekend spent with good friends visiting The unexpected sight of a “dune” rabbit from my parents’ balcony… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Getting carried away at the Berlin Farmer’s Market When the Yankees lose in the playoffs A glass of wine with dinner after a long day Waking up to a morning fog Getting a rebate check in the mail Listening to old Grateful Dead bootlegs Boating under the Route 50 Bridge The nice tellers at Taylor… Read more »

Things We Like

Things We Like

The gentleness and softness of a morning breeze Watching a hummingbird sip nectar from a flower An almost-opened rosebud blushed with morning dew The sweet smell of a garden after a gentle shower The before-dawn, very-early-morning sky and the multitude of stars The baby grandchild’s smile when you speak to him His holding your finger… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

A good sneeze The actor, Anthony Hopkins Sounds of a high school sports event Scrapple and eggs for breakfast Reading about the real estate market The Showtime series, “Weeds” How much parents plan for their kids’ birthdays Supporting the Pink Ribbon Classic Walking into the house and smelling dinner The Monday sports section after a… Read more »

Things We Like

Things We Like

The innocence of children saying their prayers at night The sound of Trimper’s during my annual visit to the Boardwalk Crowded Outhouse at Buxy’s Salty Dog Playing tennis as a couple The show, “Lost” A houseful of nieces and nephews Waking to the sound of rain on the roof Designing a new house into a… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

When Main Street is closed for an event in Berlin That Thrasher’s doesn’t provide ketchup Mike and Mike on ESPN Radio Finding something believed to be lost Puffy clouds against a bright blue sky The first run in a new pair of shoes Going to Sakura with a group of friends The youth contests at… Read more »

Things We Like

Things We Like

Puffy clouds along the horizon Reading notes on the back of very old postcards The smell of Fisher’s popcorn A quiet Coastal Highway after a busy weekend Seeing a line of lifeguard stands stretching along the beach The Little Surfer at the Satellite Watching a small child feed seagulls on the beach The silence between… Read more »