Category Solomons Island

► 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, […]

► Karma Return Quickly: August 27, 2016

SATURDAY 27 AUGUST 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Calvert Marina, Solomons – Striped Rock, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate – Black Stone Marina – Triple L Estate We decided to cruise over to Solomons Island in the morning to check out the Dragon Boat Festival. Since we had such a nice day we […]

► 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 […]

► Lucky Enough: August 14, 2016

SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Striped Rock, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate Bob and Stephanie had invited us to join them to see one of their favorite (among many) performers, Scott Kirby, from Key West. We had nothing else planned, and it was something new for us, so we agreed. […]

► 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 […]

► 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 […]

► 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 […]

► Vessel Visiting: June 27, 2016

MONDAY 27 JUNE 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – the Beach – Triple L Estate Passengers Journey 1: Matthew, Captain Kristine Journey: Triple L Estate – September Song, Calvert Marina – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate Passengers Journey 2: Lori, Matthew, Captain Kristine Matt wanted to use the fly bridge today, since […]

► Hidden Escapes: June 10, 2016

FRIDAY 10 JUNE 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Hidden Harbour, Calvert Marina, Solomons – Bluefish Pub, Solomons – Triple L Estate The day was too nice not to go out. We called to see if Sam and Kathy would like to join us for the evening. Sam had gone to Virginia to look at […]

► 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, […]

► 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 […]

► Seafarer: May 26, 2016

SATURDAY 26 MAY 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate Lori, Matt, Matt’s friend – Liz, and I went for a late lunch – early dinner on Solomons Island. Of course we chose Island Hideaway. As expected we had a fantastic meal. We sat outside, on the patio […]

► Blue Skies Goodbye: January 16, 2016

Saturday 16 January 2016  Journey: Triple L Estate – Striped Rock, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate I headed to Striped Rock for the afternoon simply to hang out with J and J. Unbeknownst to me, K’s bridal shower was this afternoon in the upstairs area. While the ladies went upstairs for the shower, I […]

► Maryland Dove: December 27, 2015

SUNDAY 27 DECEMBER 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Zahnhizers, Solomons – Striped Rock, Solomons Island (worst tie up ever)– Solomons Yachting Center – (Blue Fish) – Triple L Estate Because we’re having such lovely weather, we again went to Solomons Island. This time, however, I finally went over to Zahnhizers’ area to have a […]

► While the Wife’s Away: December 20, 2015

SUNDAY 20 DECEMBER 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Striped Rock, Solomons Island – (walked to Kingfishers) – Triple L Estate Lori had to work today’s Redskin’s game so I invited the husbands over to go out on the boat. We decided, naturally, to go to Striped Rock. While there we decided to walk over […]

► Mutinous Behavior: November 1, 2015

SUNDAY 1 NOVEMBER 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – The Beach – Kingfishers, Solomons Island – The Beach – Triple L Estate We offered to take P and C out to eat in celebration of P’s 60th birthday – which was last Sunday. As the birthday boy, we asked him to choose the restaurant. He […]

► Active Captain: September 6, 2015

SUNDAY 6 SEPTEMBER 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Solomons Yachting Center, Solomons – Mill Creek, St. Mary’s County – Triple L Estate Earlier this week Landon had called to ask if they could come over to spend the day with us. Of course!! Originally we thought about going far up river, to find jellyfish […]