Things I Like – December 29, 2017

Not working the day after ChristmasA snowy owl sighting while visiting AssateagueDrinking a lot of waterPulling Christmas surprises on our kidsWatching kids in ski schoolA quick dentist appointmentCoaching youth sportsLiking a new food I’ve never hadFacebook memories from past Christmas morningsA well plowed road after a snow stormA great brunch after church

Things I Like – December 22, 2017

Wings and football on SundayHandmade ornaments by my kidsNFL games on SaturdayA nativity scene outside a churchMy new Sonos sound systemHow easy professional basketball players make it lookHot chocolate with marshmallowsNo-coat December daysMemorable pieces of adviceThe crowds in Berlin this time of yearHitting Winterfest every year

Things I Like – December 15, 2017

Night Christmas paradesWilliam H. Macy in ‘Shameless’Mike Preston’s Ravens coverageYoung kids singing well togetherWalking to dinner in BerlinWatching ‘The Polar Express’ this time of yearFunny Christmas cardsNutella and celeryRolling Stone magazine’s interviewsWaking up to the smell of coffeeThe different designs of the White House Christmas ornament each year

Things I Like – December 8, 2017

Traditional Christmas songsKids who like playing an instrumentMorning workoutsLauren Glick and Melissa Alesi singing togetherThe new tree at WinterfestMarching bands in a paradeDressing up the house for ChristmasOld Saturday Night Live skitsGoing to bed earlyGiving Tuesday’s local successQuick and eventful phone calls

Things I Like – December 1, 2017

Hanging Christmas lights on Black FridayMilitary homecoming surprisesThe message from the movie ‘Wonder’Weekend mornings when my kids sleep inThanksgiving football gamesCreative parade entriesWhen something I don’t want to do is overA kid learning from a mistakeShopping for holiday decorations at hardware storesHow Seinfeld episodes never get oldA week without a grocery store run

Things I Like – November 24, 2017

Short work weeksThe back roads of Lancaster, Pa.Close college basketball gamesSmall concert venuesOld JeepsThat ‘Wonder’ is being read in schoolsHow much my kids love staying in hotelsWatching a puppy play on the beachThanksgiving weekend leftoversDelaware Children’s MuseumTaking a break from social media

Things I Like – November 17, 2017

Being without my phone every now and againReviewing financial reportsPulling in the driveway after a long road tripThe drastic temperatures swings this time of yearFunny PSAsWhen my kids look out for each otherShort, productive meetingsCompetitive kidsThe first ride after a car washCanvas photos on a wallCandid conversations

Things I Like – November 10, 2017

Dressing up for a causeWatching kite boarders in actionA weekend day with no plansSummer-like fall daysCrab cakes with a nice tartar sauceLeaving a doctor’s officeComparing my kids’ school photos from year to yearThe Christmas decoration aisles at hardware storesWhen young people show compassionJimmy FallonBeing able to fit into a T-shirt I had in high school

Things I Like – November 3, 2017

When a pleasant surprise comes in the mailThis year’s World SeriesParents at the post office sending goodie bags to their kids in collegesAn act of compassion from my childThat I didn’t snow here this weekTrying different kinds of Acai bowlsBuilding up credit card reward pointsLeaving the dentist after a cleaningOperation Christmas ChildWell-organized youth sports tournamentsFried… Read more »

Things I Like – October 27, 2017

This area’s crazy weather extremesThe Hometown Hero banners on the BoardwalkSundays when the Patriots loseKids movies with adult humorWhen technology makes things easier, not harderA photo that tells a story better than wordsFinding a great restaurant near a hotel while awayA light dinner after a big lunchSmell of salt air driving into OCA sound night… Read more »