Things I Like – February 7, 2020

Watching the Super Bowl at homeBig FitBit step daysThe first night’s sleep in a new houseHumble athletes like Pat MahomesThis winter’s mild weatherBefore-and-after pictures of home renovation projectsWhen a good guess turns out rightTaking a bunch of loose change to the bankA conversation that gives goose bumpsAn easy day every now and againA bookshelf full… Read more »

Things I Like – January 31, 2020

A streak of good luckGenuine excitement from a young athleteWhen my kids are excited to see meAn uplifting message at churchTaking off the occasional FridayA stiff drink after a long dayComing across a seal on the beachStopping on Assateague to let a horse cross the roadOld childhood PolaroidsArticles about journalismA clean office desk

Things I Like – January 24, 2020

Morning sports talk radioOcean sounds in an old conch shellBeach snow scenesA parking space next to cart return at the grocery storeSound of a well-played acoustic guitarHearing news of snow at home while away on a warm vacationThe occasional weekends with no kid events to attendA project’s before and after photosA positive youth coachWhen a… Read more »

Things I Like – January 17, 2020

How upset my son was over the RavensGoing to bed early on Sunday nightPeople who like working with special needs kidsSurprise playoff football outcomesA great cheesesteak the day after a fun night outThe meatballs at DiFebo’sFacebook memoriesSteve Harvey on the Family FeudComfortable dress shoesA glass half-full dispositionBuying summer concert tickets now

Things I Like – January 10, 2020

Easy decisionsBerlin’s kids ball drop eventAn easy trip on the Jersey turnpikeFiery press conferencesA comfortable suitNot making resolutionsClose playoff football gamesBosses with open-door policiesGetting away in JanuaryKnowing a good handymanPhotos from past Christmas mornings

Things I Like – January 3, 2020

Time off for the holidaysThe quiet of Christmas nightMorning fog in DecemberA warm day to take the Christmas decorations downRoom service breakfastLooking back at videos of my kids much youngerHearing sea gulls in BerlinA starry night skyWeekend mornings when my kids sleep inA familiar face far from homeCoaching kids with a good attitude

Things I Like – December 27, 2019

Not working the day after ChristmasPulling off huge surprises on my kidsNFL on SaturdaysCatered office lunchesJoe Burrow’s Heisman speechChecking out the new stuff with a phone upgradeAmazon Prime’s quick and free shipping to the rescueA positive end to an up-and-down dayShort work weeksChristmas chorus concertsWhen cheap seats have good views

Things I Like – December 20, 2019

Halsey’s voiceMemorable holiday commercialsWatching a snowy football game in the comfort of my homeClever social media campaignsWarm Christmas days so the kids can enjoy outside giftsThe Hippodrome in BaltimoreComedian Trey KennedyGiving time off around the holidaysA full moon over an oceanSkiing at least once a yearFunny touchdown celebrations

Things I Like – December 13, 2019

When a song sparks a memoryThe first night after hanging Christmas lightsExtended cab pickup trucksMusic videos from the 1980sThe occasional mornings when there is no need to rushLamar Jackson’s humilityKids who know the Lord’s Prayer by heartSnow Hill High’s marching bandA parade with a lot of creative floatsThe expression, “win or learn”Falling asleep fast at… Read more »

Things I Like – December 6, 2019

Buying on Shop Small SaturdayNo buying on Cyber MondayAn elaborate tree houseJustin Tucker’s reliabilityThanksgiving leftovers for a couple daysSurveys with a high sampleThe song, “Tiny Dancer”School nights with no homeworkChili on a rainy game dayLearning new things from my kidsWhen being polite counts