Thursday 26 April 2018 Journey: Triple L Estate – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – lot between Kingfishers and the Oyster Museum – Triple L Estate We had a lovely sunny day and I wanted to go out on the boat. Not only to be out on the boat, but to also get O again accustom […]

Saturday 21 April 2018 Journey: Triple L Estate – Sea Breeze, Mechanicsville – Triple L Estate NOTE: Green marker ‘13’ missing signs, nothing but post in water NOTE: large barge platform anchored just slightly up river of Sea Breeze pier, not quite, but nearly, in middle of river. Arrive to Sea Breeze to see Charles […]

Sunday 21 January 2018 Journey: Triple L Estate, Hollywood – Calvert Marina, Solomons – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate, Hollywood I woke this morning to a light, slushy, ice glaze over the water. By noon o’clock, clouds began rolling in from the west. Early in the morning fox walked through the yard and […]

Thursday 11 January 2018 We have a gifted day of sunny and warm weather. Due to the past weeks of bitter cold, the boat had not been started for a while. We took the opportunity of warm weather, tolerable to be outside for an extended period of time, to warm up the engines. Both engines […]

Monday 4 September 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Calvert Marina fueling docks – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island– Triple L Estate We have a ‘family free’ day today. As a result, we wanted to rest, have a low-key day, and ensure we fueled up the boat. We haven’t wanted to go to the fueling dock […]

Sunday 3 September 2017   Journey: Triple L Estate – Calvert Marina near to fuel dock – area of Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – Hidden Harbour, Lusby – Triple L Estate   We’ve had O for a few days. S wasn’t feeling well yesterday so we got O for an extra day. BONUS. S came […]

Sunday 27 August 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate, Hollywood – Dry Dock at Zahniser’s Yachting Center, Solomons – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate The boyz had invited us for brunch. They had made reservations at Zahniser’s Dry Dock Restaurant at 1:00 pm, and they wanted to take our boat. I captained from […]

Saturday 26 August 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate, Hollywood – Sea Breeze, Mechanicsville – Hallowing Point, Calvert County – Jug Bay, upper Patuxent River – Point Patience ‘baylet’ area – Triple L Estate During our ‘hand-off’ of O we learned that S received a text on Thursday from a friend asking, “Is O out for […]

Thursday 24 August 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Hidden Harbour, Solomons – Solomons Island playground – Triple L Estate Once underway, with the wind, we felt comfortably cool. As we rode along, O and L sat in the bow area. O started being a bit of a daredevil – standing up all by herself […]

Sunday 20 August 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – September Song, Calvert Marina, Solomons – Sea Breeze, Mechanicsville – September Song, Calvert Marina, Solomons – Triple L Estate Rather than meet for brunch on the island, we offered to pick M/V September Song (Bob and Stephanie) and S/V Spray (Byrne) up at the marina and […]

Saturday 19 August 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – September Song, Calvert Marina – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – September Song, Calvert Marina – Triple L Estate A new ‘toy’ for the boat arrived this week, which we tried out for the first time today – a small, 12v dual fan. Although the fans are […]

Monday 14 August 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate, Hollywood – Hidden Harbour, Solomons – Triple L Estate Although we have a chance of storms, Lori wanted to go out for dinner, specifically to Hidden Harbour for their Meatloaf special on Monday. Looking at radar chances of storms we expected that the storms would miss us. […]

Sunday 13 August 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Point of View, Hollywood – Vera’s, St. Leonard’s – Triple L Estate Lori wanted to go out and learn how to dock the boat into a slip. She had called ‘Point of View’ to ask permission to use their dock for practice. Of course, they said it […]

Sunday 30 July 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – September Song, Calvert Marina – Triple L Estate Prior to departure Lori checked the oil for each of the engines. It’s a good thing she did. She happened to notice some sort of connector dangling. She determined where it needed to connect and attached it. Hum. […]

Friday 28 July 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Solomons Island, turn around at Zanhizers (sp?) – Triple L Estate I thought we would have nasty storms all day — typical since we have O. It seems like we have gorgeous weather from Sunday through Thursday afternoon. We then pick up O and the weather […]

Saturday 22 July 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate, Hollywood – Kingfishers, Solomons Island – out to Patuxent River to area where Paddle Boarders launched – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – walk to the Pier, Solomons Island – return to Island Hideaway – Triple L Estate Today is the first of what hopes to be annual […]

Sunday 16 July 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Skippers, Herrington Harbour North, Deale, Maryland – Triple L Estate L had the brilliant idea of going up the Chesapeake for the afternoon. She recommended we go to Skippers at Herrington Harbour. I agreed. We started a bit later than I expected, but we were still […]

Friday 14 July 2017 Journey: Washburn Marina, Solomons – Triple L Estate After a morning of swimming in the pool, K came over to sit as O took her mid-day nap. L then drove me over to Washburn Marina to pick up our boat.       Once at the boat, we first checked the […]

Sunday 9 July 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – September Song, Calvert Marina floating docks, Solomons – Washburn Marina, Solomons We first went to Calvert Marina to meet up with ‘M/V September Song’ for the afternoon. They had boating friends who also arrived for afternoon drinks. We sat and chatted for a while. The six […]

Sunday 2 July 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Calvert Marina, Solomons, MD – Onancock, VA We first prepared for our departure to Onancock on Virginia’s eastern shore. We had been told it’s a little town reinventing itself to be an artsy bohemia like town. We stopped at Calvert Marina for fueling. After fueling we […]