Things I Like

Things I Like

The unpredictable Shore weatherMy son’s new interest in the dogsBrad Pitt as “Benjamin Button”Paying with cashStopping on Assateague to let a horse cross the roadA plate of good cheese and fresh grapesGetting in a run after workThe ‘Forever’ stampDays when no jacket is requiredFinding money in a pants pocketSkipping rocks on a pond

Things I Like

Things I Like

Seeing the daffodils sprouting out of the ground Giving an old dog a treat Hanging on the beach on a warm winter day A veggie burger every once in a while Watching my son entertain himselfA well-done pizza on a thin crust The Senator in Baltimore Sunglasses with no scratches on the lens Having lunch… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

A warmed up car on a snowy dayWind howling outside while watching a movie Anything made by Radio Flyer My son’s long afternoon naps That alive feeling after a great shower Those old Coca-Cola bottles Little League baseball fields When the Terps pull off an upset The movie ‘A Mighty Heart’ The former ‘Look’ magazine… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Watching my son feed himself Any of the breakfast meats Leaving a doctor’s office Observing a bird building a nest Driving with the sunroof open Looking forward to the grass growing again Any cream-based soup with seafood A tree that keeps its leaves all year A year long ago etched into a sidewalk A clock… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Buying roses any time but Valentine’s DayMovies about the Kennedys Conde Nast magazines Memories of playing in a tree stand as a kidDiscovering new wines A colorful orchid Fast forwarding through commercialsThe unique smell of an atticHans Christian Andersen’s writings Stemless wine glasses The Berlin mural on the south side of Boomers

Things I Like

Things I Like

How excited my dogs get at the bank drive-thru Waves crashing against a boat at a marina John Malkovich movies A man who wears his wedding band When a live person answers the phone at a business Waking up before my son in the morning Showtime’s U.S. of Tara A string of warm days in… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Reading old copies of Ocean City MagazineThe sound of food fryingSmell of a new piece of furnitureListening to my son’s babble A doctor with an egoCatching the beginning of a good son on the radioA big helping of caffeine on Monday mornings Clothes from The North Face Watching the Super Bowl on a big screen… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Putting on clothes still warm from the dryer Early episodes of The Sopranos A bonfire when its cold outside Coming home to a clean house after work How some people have no freckles A blue, cloudless sky My son’s fascination with everything Movies by the Coen Brothers A small picture or painting in a big… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Lobster night at Fager’s IslandThe Biography Channel Hunkered down at home on a Sunday afternoon The combination of chocolate and peanut butter Obama’s letter to his daughters Berlin’s old gray street signs A fireplace crackling on a cold day John Grogan’s ‘Bad Dogs Have More Fun’ Snow flakes on my black lab’s face Peeking in… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

The Sunday morning news interviews Hoping for a Ravens-Eagles Super Bowl My son when he is all bundled up for outsideACC college basketball seasonShort runs in the cold Having someone else do my taxes Waking up and realizing it’s not a week day Taking down the holiday decorations When health insurance does what it’s supposed… Read more »