Author Archives: Captain Kristine

►Beach Babe: June 8, 2018

Friday 8 June 2018   Journey: Triple L Estate – Club Billings, Hallowing Point, MD – Triple L Estate We wanted to take advantage of the nice weather and go upriver to Club Billings so Olivia could play on their beach. On our way up river O used the head. Lori didn’t take off O’s […]

► Expendable Passengers: May 27, 2018

Sunday 27 May 2018 Journey: Triple L Estate – Charles Street Brasserie, Solomons Island – the Beach – Triple L Estate We had a significantly overcast sky throughout the morning. Fortunately, the sun started to make an appearance as we prepared for departure. We met the Boyz at Charles Street Brasserie for a Sunday brunch. […]

► Don’t want their return: May 20

Sunday 20 May 2018 Journey: Triple L Estate – Calvert Marina fueling dock, Solomons – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – Spring Cove Marina, Solomons – Triple L Estate After a week of rain – consistently raining interspersed with high winds, lightning, and thunder – we were delightfully surprised with a sunny day. It had been […]

► Nothing Wrong with Uneventful: May 11, 2018

Friday 11 May 2018 Journey: Triple L Estate – Hidden Harbour, Solomons – Triple L Estate Olivia is sick so we didn’t get her yesterday and today Lori went to Waldorf in order to watch her. When she returned home from Waldorf we went out for dinner at Hidden Harbour. After a pleasant, uneventful, evening […]

► No Mariners at Marine Museum: May 5, 2018

Saturday 5 May 2018 Journey: Triple L Estate – Garden Point community pier, Hollywood – Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons – Lighthouse Restaurant, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate The Admiral had already started the engines prior to my boarding the vessel, so I’m unsure of the exact start hours. In the early afternoon Pey and […]

► SPRINKLES!: April 26, 2018

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 […]

► Cheers to the TaTas: April 21, 2018

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 […]

► The only thing that mattered: April 13, 2018

Friday 13 April 2018 Journey: Triple L Estate We had planned on going on the boat with Olivia and the neighbor, Br and her two girls once Ol finished her nap. Today was quite warm, almost HOT. It has gone from winter weather to summer weather in zero days. Light wind in the cove, but […]

► Bay’s Horizon: March 18, 2018

Sunday 18 March 2018 Journey: Triple L Estate – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate It’s been a while since going out on the boat – partly because of my travel and partly because of nasty weather. We had a fairly decent day today so we invited M to join us for lunch […]

► A Boater’s Life for Me: January 21, 2018

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 […]

► Heavy Clouds: January 11, 2018

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 […]

► Getting Their Wind On: September 4, 2017

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 […]

► Family Fun Time: September 3, 2017

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 […]

► Boyz Dayz: August 27, 2017

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 […]

► Journey up Patuxent River: August 26, 2017

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 […]

► Now that is Relaxed: August 24, 2017

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 […]

► An island change: August 20, 2017

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 […]

► New Toy: August 19, 2017

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 […]

► Adventurous: August 14, 2017

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. […]

► Parking: August 13, 2017

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 […]