Tag Archives: 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 […]

► Nothing Wrong with Uneventful: May 11, 2018

Friday 11 May 2018 Journey: Triple L Estate – Hidden Harbour, Solomons – Triple L Estate Olivia is sick so we didn’t get her yesterday and today Lori went to Waldorf in order to watch her. When she returned home from Waldorf we went out for dinner at Hidden Harbour. After a pleasant, uneventful, evening […]

► Cheers to the TaTas: April 21, 2018

Saturday 21 April 2018 Journey: Triple L Estate – Sea Breeze, Mechanicsville – Triple L Estate NOTE: Green marker ‘13’ missing signs, nothing but post in water NOTE: large barge platform anchored just slightly up river of Sea Breeze pier, not quite, but nearly, in middle of river. Arrive to Sea Breeze to see Charles […]

► 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 […]

► Getting Their Wind On: September 4, 2017

Monday 4 September 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Calvert Marina fueling docks – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island– Triple L Estate We have a ‘family free’ day today. As a result, we wanted to rest, have a low-key day, and ensure we fueled up the boat. We haven’t wanted to go to the fueling dock […]

► 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 […]

► Now that is Relaxed: August 24, 2017

Thursday 24 August 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Hidden Harbour, Solomons – Solomons Island playground – Triple L Estate Once underway, with the wind, we felt comfortably cool. As we rode along, O and L sat in the bow area. O started being a bit of a daredevil – standing up all by herself […]

► Parking: August 13, 2017

Sunday 13 August 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Point of View, Hollywood – Vera’s, St. Leonard’s – Triple L Estate Lori wanted to go out and learn how to dock the boat into a slip. She had called ‘Point of View’ to ask permission to use their dock for practice. Of course, they said it […]

► A Boater in the Making: July 28, 2017

Friday 28 July 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Solomons Island, turn around at Zanhizers (sp?) – Triple L Estate I thought we would have nasty storms all day — typical since we have O. It seems like we have gorgeous weather from Sunday through Thursday afternoon. We then pick up O and the weather […]

► 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 […]

► Play Day: July 16, 2017

Sunday 16 July 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Skippers, Herrington Harbour North, Deale, Maryland – Triple L Estate L had the brilliant idea of going up the Chesapeake for the afternoon. She recommended we go to Skippers at Herrington Harbour. I agreed. We started a bit later than I expected, but we were still […]

► 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 […]

► Touch and Go: January 25, 2017

Wednesday 25 January 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Island HideAway, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate Conditions: sunny, cool – but what do you expect for January Prior to my arrival home – L had gone down to warm up the motors. We headed over to Solomons to meet the Boyz at Island HideAway. […]

► 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 […]

► 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. […]

► 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 […]

► Timing is Everything: June 7, 2016

TUESDAY 7 JUNE 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Hidden Harbour, Solomons – Lighthouse, Solomons Island – Patuxent River – Triple L Estate I looked at the weather radar forecast, telling Matt and Lori – “If we are going out by boat for dinner, then we need to go so we are at our destination […]

► 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 […]