Category Maryland

►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 […]

► Mental Note: April 28, 2018

Saturday 28 April 2018 Journey: Triple L Estate – Solomons Island wall at Tiki Bar – walked to The Pier and back – Triple L Estate The race boat I had seen earlier this month was again out on the creek, practicing I suppose. I wondered which race for which it prepared. As we headed […]

► 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 […]

► 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 […]

► 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 […]

► 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 […]

► Freshies: November 18, 2016

Friday 18 November 2016 – Fall Ride Journey: Triple L Estate – Freshies of Hollywood – Triple L Estate Lori is just days out from having had a total knee replacement on her right knee. As a result, she has not yet recovered well enough to be on the boat. She has, however, recovered well enough […]

► 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 […]

► 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 […]

► Regatta Maryland Style: August 26, 2015

WEDNESDAY 26 AUGUST 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Solomons Regatta, Patuxent River – Triple L Estate We stayed home from random draw cornhole in order for Alan to come look at and fix the lift cables. Since the boat had to be taken off the lift and sat in the water, I decided to […]

► Island Life: August 16, 2015

SUNDAY 16 AUGUST 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Island Creek, Calvert County – Blackstone Marina, Hollywood – Triple L Estate Lori has been wanting to coordinate a raft up for a long time – and today it finally happened. I had originally proposed the Battle Creek area, hoping for fewer nettles further up river. […]

► Captaining a Yacht: June 24, 2015

Listen to her. Now that she’s a captain she’s using all these nautical terms. Which side is port?!

► Show Us Your Tatas: May 31, 2015

Julie took it upon herself to orchestrate getting men to bare their chest in order to have their photo taken.

► A Bit of Overkill: May 29, 2015

Nothing spectacular to report other than the usual antics with the regular locals …

► Too Late To Go Back: May 27, 2015

“What kind of crazy person would go out on a boat in this kind of weather?”

► I’m Just Saying: May 8, 2015

What kind of guy chooses to go with two men vs two women?

► Like Glass: March 27, 2015

It’s sooo much easier dropping off young, spry, boat savvy people … get close to the pier and let them jump rather than having to do a proper tie up.

► If You’re Serious, I’m Game: March 14, 2015

We had a smooth ride on slightly rough water. Eric kept commenting about how nice the ride, and warm, inside the pilot house – “Like riding in a limousine.”

► We found her in this condition: March 12, 2015

When we returned to our house, Lori drove Kathy home. As soon as Lori saw Sam she said, “Hey, we found her in this condition.”