Category Broomes Island

► 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 […]

► Willing to Take Orders: September 23, 2016

FRIDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Sea Breeze – Broomes Island – Triple L Estate As we cruised down Cuckold Creek, I noticed an osprey flying around. I thought all the ospreys had migrated south for the season. (*note: Lori later learned that the late season Ospreys we see are the young […]

► Showing Off: August 19, 2016

FRIDAY 19 AUGUST 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Broomes Island – Triple L Estate With Matt now free on Friday, we decided to go up to Broomes to enjoy a ‘local’s’ night. Upon starting the engines, however, we again noticed a small puff of smoke from the port engine. No burning smell. Even so, […]

► Mucking About: August 10, 2016

Wednesday 10 August 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Had a rather fun cornhole evening. Jeannie was preparing the area for the Hospice Luau Fundraiser scheduled for tomorrow night. A part of the preparation meant cleaning up the mucky water feature. In order to clean it, Jeannie got […]

► Jovial Evening: August 3, 2016

WEDNESDAY 3 AUGUST 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate   Tonight was again Corn Hole night. On our way out of Clarkes Landing we noticed the knucklehead trawler still anchored at marker ‘11’. Although, technically, outside of the main channel, we still think it’s a HORRIBLE place to […]

► Really? There?: July 31, 2016

SUNDAY 31 JULY 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Southern Acres, Island Creek – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Tommy and Julie hosted a pool party for the afternoon. A pleasant day for a pool party. Matt came up, by land, to join us once he got off work… early for a change. […]

► Propositions: July 27, 2016

WEDNESDAY 27 JULY 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Tonight is cornhole night – and our first journey with the temporary door fix. Although the door seems to work fine we are still THAT boat with duct tape. Yep, white trash, red neck, riff raff. Yowza, karma is […]

► Ship Happens: July 10, 2016

SUNDAY 10 JULY 2016 Ship Happens Journey: Triple L Estate – Kingfisher’s, Solomons Island – walk to Striped Rock to see Matt – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – Stoney’s, Broomes Island (209.3/208.4) – Triple L Estate Barry thought it was too windy to go out on their boat, so they came over to our house […]

► Goldilocks: July 6, 2016

WEDNESDAY 6 JULY 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate We had a hot, muggy day of sunshine The heat of summer has finally started to descend upon us. I had contacted BA earlier this week to have her come visit during cornhole – and officially announce her pregnancy […]

► Not the Sunshine State: July 3, 2016

SUNDAY 3 JULY 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Shamrock Cove, Battle Creek (Tony and Suzanne’s) – John and Judy’s , only lingered, did not tie up – Broomes Island – Triple L Estate A few days ago someone told us Tony and Suzanne planned on having a party today. Even though we weren’t invited […]

► 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, […]

► 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 […]

► 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 […]

► The Sky is Falling: May 27, 2016

FRIDAY 27 MAY 2016 In the morning, Lori and I drove to Hallowing Point DNR, Prince Frederick (by land), to get jetski registration renewal. Lori dropped be at the boat ramp area to walk Sophie while she went to the building. As she entered the foyer, the drop-ceiling fell on her and another lady. The […]

► Reckless Behavior: April 29, 2016

FRIDAY 29 APRIL 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate As Lori continues to recuperate, Matt and I, and his new friend Michelle (who also happens to be Josh’s girlfriend) decided to go up to Broomes Island for the evening. When we arrived, I didn’t recognize anyone at the […]

► First Experience: April 14, 2016

THURSDAY 14 APRIL 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Southern Acres – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Matt has to work Friday and Saturday at Stoney’s, Broomes Island. As this is also Tiki Bar Opening weekend we didn’t want him driving back and forth because of all the drunks that will likely be […]

► Escape the Institution: April 8, 2016

FRIDAY 8 APRIL 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate In the morning, Lori and I had to travel to Inova Hospital in Alexandria to attend a pre-knee surgery class. Afterwards we stopped at Sugar House for a mani-pedi. Lori only had a cleaning, no polish due to her […]

► Less than 24 Hours: March 27, 2016

SUNDAY 27 MARCH 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate I’ve been in the country less than 24 hours and happily dropped the boat in the water in order to head up to Broomes Island. Although the outside bar remains closed, not surprising due to the cool weather, we […]

► Incognito: October 31, 2015

HALLOWEEN SATURDAY 31 OCTOBER 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate What a night we had tonight! Not only was tonight Halloween, but also Stoney’s, Broomes Island, closing night. Although the price of admission seemed quite pricey, we agreed to go in order to celebrate both Halloween and season […]

► Another Season Completed: October 29, 2015

THURSDAY 29 OCTOBER 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Tonight was the last night of fall cornhole league. As we prepared to leave I noticed we had a very high tide, the water almost crested over the pier. Since it was the last night of league, all of […]