Monthly Archives: June 2016

► Comes in Threes: June 29, 2016

WEDNESDAY 29 JUNE 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Received some very sad news this morning – our friend Stephen Tall Timbers passed away a few days ago. I received an email about his memorial service and I thought it must be the wrong person. I emailed back, “Stephen, […]

► Vessel Visiting: June 27, 2016

MONDAY 27 JUNE 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – the Beach – Triple L Estate Passengers Journey 1: Matthew, Captain Kristine Journey: Triple L Estate – September Song, Calvert Marina – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate Passengers Journey 2: Lori, Matthew, Captain Kristine Matt wanted to use the fly bridge today, since […]

► A’whore Matey: June 25, 2016

SATURDAY 25 JUNE 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – September Song, Calvert Marina, Solomons – Striped Rock, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate My brother-in-law, Dave, passed away on Tuesday, so Mark and Bonnie are in town for his funeral tomorrow. Bonnie hasn’t seen our boat, yet, and of course wanted to go out on […]

Water Patroling – June 19, 2016

Sunday 19 June 2016 – Father’s Day Journey: Triple L Estate – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – Solomons Yachting Center, Solomons – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate We headed to Solomons Island for lunch. As we entered Clarkes Landing inlet channel we saw DNR out on the water. We then saw Coast Guard […]

► Race Driver: June 18, 2016

Saturday 18 June 2016 Journey: Urbanna Creek, Virginia Conditions: sunny, beautiful day Vessel: ‘Bottoms Up’ #1001, Cocktail Class Wooden Boat Passengers: Capt. K I raced in the Urbanna Cup Cocktail Class Wooden Boat Races held in Urbanna, Virginia. I drove ‘Bottoms Up’, #1001, boat built by Bill Maher. I raced in the women’s, post 1979, […]

► Hidden Escapes: June 10, 2016

FRIDAY 10 JUNE 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Hidden Harbour, Calvert Marina, Solomons – Bluefish Pub, Solomons – Triple L Estate The day was too nice not to go out. We called to see if Sam and Kathy would like to join us for the evening. Sam had gone to Virginia to look at […]

► Sea Shanty: June 9, 2016

THURSDAY 9 JUNE 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate   Calvert Marine Museum has been advertising hosting a monthly Pub Night with local performer. Tonight kicked off the summer series. I expected to be sitting outside in the concert area, having drinks, […]

► Fish for Sale: June 8, 2016

WEDNESDAY 8 JUNE 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate If I had realized the high winds were out of the north, I would not have considered going to Broomes by boat. If it weren’t for the fact that (a) we were going for cornhole, AND (b) the Corn […]

► Timing is Everything: June 7, 2016

TUESDAY 7 JUNE 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Hidden Harbour, Solomons – Lighthouse, Solomons Island – Patuxent River – Triple L Estate I looked at the weather radar forecast, telling Matt and Lori – “If we are going out by boat for dinner, then we need to go so we are at our destination […]

► Land of the Rising Sun: June 4, 2016

SATURDAY 4 JUNE 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Striped Rock, Solomons Island – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – Solomons Yachting Center, Solomons – Tiki Bar, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate           As we approached Solomons Island we saw Coast Guard leaving. I did the polite wave as we passed […]

► And so it begins: June 1, 2016

WEDNESDAY 1 JUNE 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Tonight is the first night of summer cornhole league. As we approached Clarkes Landing and the channel leading to the Patuxent, I saw DNR in their new black boat come towards us from Mill Creek. They took a good […]