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 »

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 »