Category Patuxent River

► 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 […]

► 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 […]

► Chasing the Sunset: August 24, 2016

WEDNESDAY 24 AUGUST 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Striped Rock, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate We arranged to meet Bob and Stephanie at Striped Rock to hang out with them, and with Matt who worked the back bar.               While sitting at the back bar we saw […]

► 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. […]

► No Rest for the Weary: July 29, 2016

FRIDAY 29 JULY 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – September Song, Calvert Marina – Triple L Estate – September Song, Calvert Marina – Triple L Estate   I went to Calvert Marina to pick up Bob, Stephanie, Eric and Rob on September Song. We had invited them over to our house for a ‘traditional’ Maryland […]

► The Sky’s the Limit: July 5, 2016

TUESDAY 5 JULY 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Striped Rock, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate   We decided to go over to the island in order to see Matt at work. We arranged to meet up with September Song. As we headed down river we noticed that traffic stood still on the bridge. […]

► A Pirate’s Life: July 2, 2016

SATURDAY 2 JULY 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Calvert Marina, to look for September Song – Spring Cove Marina to check out fuel prices – Calvert Marina fuel dock – Vera’s White Sands Beach Resort – Triple L Estate Many bozos on the water. Let me first say, most likely, none of the boats […]

► 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 […]

► 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 […]

► Freak Flag Fly: May 28, 2016

SATURDAY 28 MAY 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Club Billings, Hallowing Point – Triple L Estate Today begins the Memorial Day weekend. We had been invited to Club Billings for the afternoon, which we gladly accepted. We opened up the upper helm in order to captain from the fly bridge. It still amazes how […]

► 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 […]

► On a Mission: April 20, 2016

Wednesday 20 April 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Solomons Yachting Center, Solomons – Striped Rock, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate On our way out of the channel into the Patuxent we saw a Navy ship anchored in the river. So cool. Didn’t get too close as we had a goal – get to […]

► Struttin’ Your Stuff: April 16, 2016

SATURDAY 16 APRIL 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate It’s my first time out, for an afternoon with the Boyz at Broomes, since Lori’s surgery. Although they initially said they’d be there by 2:00, I still delayed departure in order to allow them plenty of time to get […]

► 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 […]

► I’m Still Processing This: February 20, 2016

SATURDAY 20 FEBRUARY 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Solomons Yachting Center – Vera’s – St. Leonard’s Creek – Triple L Estate There was a promised forecast for a nice warm day, so of course I wanted to go out on the boat. We planned on meeting Club Billings, as well as Joe and Teresa, […]