Things I Like – November 8, 2019

Taking my kids to new placesOld houses with big front porches and rocking chairsWell-trained dogsNot being able to sleep after an exciting football gameBig backyardsPeople watching in hotel lobbiesAn accurate weather forecastPicking up my kids from school on FridayReading about a subject I know nothing aboutBrief power outagesBiking on the Boardwalk this time of year

Things I Like – November 1, 2019

Eating well at the beginning of the weekA long drive home after a winNice handwritingBerlin’s Halloween spiritA pleasant surpriseThe Ultimate Air Dogs eventA colorful front doorWhen a terrorist is taken downA pile of big, colorful leavesClose World Series gamesEating not so healthy at the end of the week

Things I Like – October 25, 2019

Positive youth athletesBusch Gardens at HalloweenOpen-door policiesWalk-off homerunsRaw oystersA full tank of gasRemembering deceased loved onesDropping the kids off at school on Monday morningsSmell of a freshly sharpened pencilA beach bonfireClearing up a complicated situation

Things I Like – October 18, 2019

A quiet house first thing in the morningThe first sunny day after a Nor’easterA good handyman who will take on small jobsMy kids helping us with a house projectHalloween decorations at Busch GardensBig beach towelsWhen teenagers show excitementA good fishing story that may or may not be exaggeratedPeople who stay the same despite successThe phrase,… Read more »

Things I Like – October 11, 2019

Thick business cardsStories about Lottery winnersWhen the Ravens play at nightFall’s silly temperature swingsA back yard full of kids playingThe first shave with a new bladeA seedless watermelonGood news in the mailFunny nicknamesDry cleaned pantsWhen the sun and moon are visible at the same time

Things I Like – October 4, 2019

Monday’s peace after a busy weekendSmell of a baseball dugoutOld sayings still true todayComedians who keep it cleanA youth sports team working togetherSunday morning church bells in BerlinWhen good news comes in the mailClean restrooms on a road tripA dog after a good brushingThe Pier Ferris wheel at nightA surprisingly long ride on a wave

Things I Like – September 27, 2019

Young kids celebrating togetherGoing to bed early on Sunday nightTrombone ShortyA great shell findOffice lunch deliveriesA heated pool this time of yearBrick sidewalks in an old townRooting against the YankeesEdgewater Avenue sunsetsHot September beach daysDogs swimming in the ocean

Things I Like – September 20, 2019

Young athletes giving maximum effortOne-hour fog delaysThe Good Samaritans who tried to help the whale last weekendUpsets in professional sportsLobster mac ‘n cheeseWhen something that’s gluten- and dairy-free actually tastes goodHearing church bells in the distanceFriday afternoons offThe view looking south from the Inlet jettyConfidently riding through a sobriety checkpointSpeeches from the heart

Things I Like – September 13, 2019

A suit and tie that’s comfortableKids who cheer on their teammates from the benchA pile of wings and a football gameSteve Kroft’s goodbye on ‘60 Minutes’A moving memorial serviceThe view from the Oceanic PierDriving to work on Mondays after school drop-offsPaying for a winter trip nowNot needing a wetsuit this time of year for the… Read more »

Things I Like – September 6, 2019

First day of school picturesGoing a couple hours without my phoneHow much my son loves shrimpWhen the weather cooperates on a holiday weekendTeachers who are excited to get back in the classroomA pool day with friendsBurgers and hot dogs hot off the grillOld T-shirts from 5K racesStories from when Seacrets was privateBeach days in SeptemberSeeing… Read more »