Category Boating

► A Boater in the Making: July 28, 2017

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 […]

► Like Me: July 23, 2017

Sunday 23 July 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate, Hollywood – Calvert Marina, Solomons – Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Db had wanted to come down for the afternoon in order to visit with September Song. We warned her in advance that because of the threat of afternoon storms we may not go out on […]

► Paddlers: July 22, 2017

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 […]

► Play Day: July 16, 2017

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 […]

► Mid-Day Nap: July 14, 2017

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 […]

► M/V Standoff: July 9, 2017

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 […]

► Short Jaunt: July 4, 2017

Tuesday 4 July 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Blackstone Marina, Hollywood – Triple L Estate We have been experiencing problems with the head, so we went over to Blackstone Marina to pump-out our holding tank. We had hoped that a fresh pump out might solve the head issues … NOPE, no such luck. As […]

► Journey Home: July 3, 2017

Monday 3 July 2017 Journey: Onancock, VA – Triple L Estate, Hollywood, MD – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island, MD – walk to Tiki Bar, Solomons Island, MD – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island, MD (on dinghy Half Note) – Triple L Estate, Hollywood, MD Throughout the stay at Onancock, we have determined that Sophie is no […]

► Few Survivors: July 2, 2017

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 […]

► Do you feel like … : June 29, 2017

Thursday 29 June 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Calvert Marine Museum cove, Solomons, MD – Triple L Estate   We went over to that Calvert Marina Museum cove area and dropped anchor for the Peter Frampton – Steve Miller Band concert. I had one to hear the Steve Miller Band while L wanted to […]

►A New Spin: May 29, 2017

Monday 29 May 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Mill Creek, St. Mary’s County – Calvert Marina, Solomons, Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate Such a nice day we noticed many of the neighbors out enjoying the water as we headed out to enjoy the day. As we left Cuckold Creek I noticed […]

► Sight Seeing: May 14, 2017

Sunday 14 May 2017 Mother’s Day Journey: Triple L Estate – Solomons area – Back Creek and Mill Creek, Calvert County – Mill Creek, St. Mary’s County – Triple L Estate Although I appreciate the beautiful weather, I wish we had had this on Friday, or even yesterday, when we had the grandbaby. I SO […]

► Strut Your Stuff: March 9, 2017

Thursday 9 March 2017 Journey: LLL – Calvert Marina, Solomons – Island HideAway, Solomons Island – LLL On our way to Solomons Island we encountered much windier and choppier water than we expected. As we cruised along I noticed the motor trim gauges not syncing properly. After testing the motors, we confirmed that the engines […]

► Not at Home: February 19, 2017

Sunday 19 February 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Point Patience, Patuxent River – St. Leonard’s Creek – Triple L Estate While I was in Mozambique Lori took Landon out for a ride on the boat. According to Lori the went out to the Patuxent River as far as Point Patience. They then headed up […]

► Touch and Go: January 25, 2017

Wednesday 25 January 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Island HideAway, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate Conditions: sunny, cool – but what do you expect for January Prior to my arrival home – L had gone down to warm up the motors. We headed over to Solomons to meet the Boyz at Island HideAway. […]

► Freed From Snow: January 11, 2017

Wednesday 11 January 2017 Journey: LLL – Kingfishers, Solomons – LLL Conditions: Sunny and warm Vessel: ‘Gurlz Gotta Eat’ Passengers: Capt. KandL After having been dumped on with 6+ inches of snow on Saturday, and bitter cold Sunday and Monday, we enjoyed finally having a sunny, warm day. We had a light rain this morning […]

► Nice Start: January 1, 2017

Sunday 1 January 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Kingfishers, Solomons Island – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate We had invited the Boyz over to our house to join us for a ride over to the island for lunch. Although they had previously indicated they would accept the offer, they called to […]

► Birth of the Sun: December 21, 2016

WEDNESDAY 21 DECEMBER 2016 – Winter Solstice Journey: Triple L Estate – Calvert Marina fuel docks, Solomons – Island HideAway – Triple L Estate Just an afternoon out to enjoy the day. The only boats out on the water were work boats. We first took the opportunity to top up on fuel. We hailed Calvert […]

► Checking out the Hood: October 12, 2016

WEDNESDAY 12 OCTOBER 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Mill Creek cove area – Sea Breeze – Island Creek – Solomons area – Triple L Estate We had too nice of a day to stay home and decided to ride up-river for dinner. On our way towards the Patuxent we did a quick cruise around […]

► Our Finest: October 7, 2016

FRIDAY 7 OCTOBER 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – out towards the base – Kingfishers, Solomons Island – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – Greg and Dee’s – Triple L Estate We headed towards Solomons Island for a late lunch. Because we have gift certificates for Kingfishers, that’s where we decided to eat. On our way, […]