Tag Archives: Broomes Island

► Like Me: July 23, 2017

Sunday 23 July 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate, Hollywood – Calvert Marina, Solomons – Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Db had wanted to come down for the afternoon in order to visit with September Song. We warned her in advance that because of the threat of afternoon storms we may not go out on […]

► 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, […]

► 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. […]

► 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 […]

► 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 […]

► Up the River: October 23, 2015

FRIDAY 23 OCTOBER 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate We went up to Broomes Island to spend the evening with the Boyz. Due to the cold weather the outside bar was closed so, of course, we sat inside. We ended up having a fantastic time. I met a […]

► Cornhole: October 22, 2015

THURSDAY 22 OCTOBER 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Tonight we had cornhole at Broomes Island. As we are nearing the end of fall league, everyone is even more attentive to wins and losses of the top teams. As it is, several teams have an equal number of […]

► Score!: September 24, 2015

THURSDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Tonight is our weekly fall league cornhole night. On our way out of Cuckold Creek we saw a large military vessel, most likely Navy, anchored in the Patuxent River near markers “9” and “11” which mark the entrance to […]

► Price of Fun: September 17, 2015

THURSDAY 17 SEPTEMBER 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate For the past week or two I haven’t seen our resident ospreys so I thought they had departed for the season. As I prepared the boat for our departure, however, I did see an osprey flying around the neighborhood. […]

► Oh Baby: September 13, 2015

SUNDAY 13 SEPTEMBER 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Emerald Cove, Battle Creek – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate We had a morning of intermittent showers that just barely skirted Hollywood. I had plans to meet Marty and Debbie in Battle Creek. When I called in the morning, as sheets of rain fell […]