Things I Like – May 10, 2019

Young people volunteeringProm photos on FacebookA great youth chorusWhen gluten-free tastes goodCalm kid sleepoversWatching a new construction project from afarOnce spring yard work is doneComing upon a wedding in front of the Atlantic HotelEarly-morning grocery store runsBikers on the BoardwalkCinco de Mayo as an excuse to eat Mexican

Things I Like – May 3, 2019

Holding a new bornThe sound of my kids laughing togetherOld hooded sweatshirtsWorking in silenceQuiet vehicle startsSmell of surf wax in a truckBrick sidewalks in an old townSteam coming off a pile of nice crabsWhen a kid gets a foul ball at a gameA grill full of meatSons who surf with their fathers

Things I Like – April 26, 2019

Walking to dinner in BerlinPlayoff game sevensKids’ Easter outfits in churchMy neighbor’s big cherry blossom tree in full bloomPeople who write computer codeLobster mac n’ cheeseSiesta Key’s fine sandWhen movie endings match the book’sSunny and dry weekendsWhen the finish line can be seen during a runHow my kids love broccoli

Things I Like – April 19, 2019

An Acai bowl for lunchSeeing my son smiling on the sports fieldUnsweetened iced teaA puppy’s smooth bellyBeing excited about a new applianceA budding tree this time of yearSoft, old T-shirtsRalph Waldo Emerson’s writingsTiger’s post-win moments with familyStarting with a clean desk on MondaysA baby’s pudgy hands and feet

Things I Like – April 12, 2019

Driving on Assateague in AprilA lead that turns into businessFacebook’s Journalism Project campaignGames not decided by the refereesA well-trained dogLooking back on vacation pictures from years gone byPositive personalitiesLots of daffodils togetherClose youth sports gamesLearning from my kidsWhen compromise wins out

Things I Like – April 5, 2019

Close March Madness games Smart phones Adults with neat handwritingTaking one week a year off from the InternetBuying local even it’s means spending a little bit moreFinally watching “Game of Thrones”The first grass cut of the yearHigh school musicalsHow unpredictable spring weather is around herePeople who really get into April Fools’ DayWhen my sons actually help me… Read more »

Things I Like – March 29, 2019

Experiencing southern hospitalityA buffer day between vacation and workThat my kids will eat vegetablesListening to a book on a long road tripPeople who like what they do for a livingWhat the St. Patrick’s Day parade means for OC’s economyThe amazing food on a Disney cruiseA few days in a row without rainThe DARE program in… Read more »

Things I Like – March 22, 2019

Optimistically putting away the snow shovelMy son’s red hair and blue eyesReading biographies of historic figuresVisiting a new placeWatching my kids play togetherWhen something happens that  you know you will never forgetReading about Autism and CBD OilSteamed crabs anytime, anywhereCharcoal grillingGetting a server I knowA bottle of wine and a movie with my wife

Things I Like – March 15, 2019

The creative outfits at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade each yearBeing outside with my kidsA bookcase full of encyclopediasEarly mornings at homeEasy conversationsSummer band tour announcementsPeople who don’t get stage frightEverything about ‘The Biggest Little Farm’A freshly cut, and lined athletic fieldListening to a good coach’s locker room talkReading parenting blogs          

Things I Like – March 8, 2019

Coming across an old and huge cell phoneSuccessful fundraisersA wireless keyboard, mouseWhen kids show characterWatching a talented auctioneer at workReading about something I know nothing aboutMy current effort to not eat breadLong lines that move fastWhen pants aren’t needed for a vacationSurprising my kidsA thunderstorm approaching over the bay