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 »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Couples wearing nothing but leather for Bike Week The start of the new TV seasons The cool mornings of autumn When dishonesty is exposed Taking the bypass around Salisbury How much the grass grows after a good rain A seagull flying with dinner How exhausted my dogs are at night The Firefighter Memorial on the… Read more »

Things We Like

Things We Like

The feel of a newborn in your arms Children laughing in another room Cooking for my friends plus wine My boys snuggled in at my sides before bed My mother’s smile when she sees me The anticipation of vacation in Hatteras My late father’s nine grandchildren speaking lovingly of their memories of him A long… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Watching people “try” to dance in the sand Sitting on a Boardwalk bench and taking it all in Old T-shirts from places no longer in business The beach on a September morning Turning the cell phone off every now and again Old photos that bring back forgotten memories The Sunday breakfast buffet at the Clarion… Read more »

Things We Like

Things We Like

US Open tennis winners hitting balls into the stands after matches Touching base with an old friend Football season September weather Kevin Millar’s attitude West Salisbury Little League’s play & sportsmanship Speaking with conviction A toddler’s wonderment upon discovery A mother’s patience My daughter’s spirit and smile By Ryan Kirby 

Things I Like

Things I Like

The funny excuses people give cops A happy ending to an unfortunate story People who aren’t in it for the “thunder” Bikers on the Boardwalk in the summer An outside shower after a day at the beach The unusual techniques of some crab eaters Eating out both weekend nights The wonderful spirit of an old… Read more »

Things We Like

Things We Like

Friends who enjoy a new dish they’ve never had and ask me for the recipe Getting a letter from an old friend Finding flowers in my garden that complement a new table Planting seeds, watching the shoots appear and finally flowers Watching flowers and plants respond to the rain Sitting on the porch after dark… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Kids who like to read books Setting a goal and reaching it The book, “Bringing Down The House” The clumsiness of a puppy Returning a favor An entire day off with no work Switch hitters in baseball Bryan Russo’s music Opening a fresh can of tennis balls The movie “The Cider House Rules” How John… Read more »

Things We Like

Things We Like

My husband bringing me tea in the morning Sitting on my back porch sipping tea with my husband A gentle breeze wafting through an open window on a spring day The hum of a fan on a warm summer night Visiting a pumpkin patch on a crisp, clear autumn day Hanging out with my husband,… Read more »