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, […]

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. […]

FRIDAY 12 AUGUST 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Island HideAway – Drum Point – Cheasapeake Bay – Triple L Estate – Island HideAway – September Song, Calvert Marina (walk to Hidden Harbour) – Triple L Estate Matt’s step-brother, N, and his family, are in the Washington DC area on holiday. Matt invited them down […]

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 […]

SATURDAY 6 AUGUST 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Emerald Cove, Battle Creek – Triple L Estate M and D hosted a party at their house. Although they don’t live on the water, they are members of the Emerald Cove community which has a community pier. I have, in the past, used the pier. However, […]

FRIDAY 5 AUGUST 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Island Hide Away, Solomons Island – Calvert Marina fuel docks, Solomons – Tiki Bar, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate Lori, Matt and I went for a late lunch at Island Hide Away. While there, Shaun happen to call Matt to see what he was doing. […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

FRIDAY 22 JULY 2016 Noticed a sheen on the water definitely coming from the port engine. We tilted the motors all the way up, let them sit for several minutes before putting them down. Set engines so blocks were level. Oil levels the same on each engine and good. The oil looked good, not milky […]

Saturday 16 July 2016 – Matt’s birthday Journey: Kent Island Yacht Club, Kent Island, Maryland Conditions: pleasant, sunny, hot day Vessel: ‘Bottoms Up’ #1001, Cocktail Class wooden boat Passengers: Capt. K Today was the Cocktail Class Wooden Boat Races held at Kent Island Yacht Club. I drove ‘Bottoms Up’, #1001, wooden cocktail class boat built […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

SATURDAY 25 JUNE 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – September Song, Calvert Marina, Solomons – Striped Rock, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate My brother-in-law, Dave, passed away on Tuesday, so Mark and Bonnie are in town for his funeral tomorrow. Bonnie hasn’t seen our boat, yet, and of course wanted to go out on […]