Tag Archives: Maryland

► 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 […]

► 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 […]

► 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 – Lori 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 […]

► 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 […]

► 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 […]

► Regatta Maryland Style: August 26, 2015

WEDNESDAY 26 AUGUST 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Solomons Regatta, Patuxent River – Triple L Estate We stayed home from random draw cornhole in order for Alan to come look at and fix the lift cables. Since the boat had to be taken off the lift and sat in the water, I decided to […]

► Island Life: August 16, 2015

SUNDAY 16 AUGUST 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Island Creek, Calvert County – Blackstone Marina, Hollywood – Triple L Estate Lori has been wanting to coordinate a raft up for a long time – and today it finally happened. I had originally proposed the Battle Creek area, hoping for fewer nettles further up river. […]

► Captaining a Yacht: June 24, 2015

Listen to her. Now that she’s a captain she’s using all these nautical terms. Which side is port?!

► Show Us Your Tatas: May 31, 2015

Julie took it upon herself to orchestrate getting men to bare their chest in order to have their photo taken.

► A Bit of Overkill: May 29, 2015

Nothing spectacular to report other than the usual antics with the regular locals …

► Unable to Extricate Himself: May 10, 2015

Somehow he ended up being pushed to shore between the restaurant and the pier. Unable to extricate himself from this predicament he ended up being towed out by a jet-ski!

► Like Glass: March 27, 2015

It’s sooo much easier dropping off young, spry, boat savvy people … get close to the pier and let them jump rather than having to do a proper tie up.

► Family Days: March 21, 2015

As we made our way to the only available seats at the end of the bar, a woman stood up and greeted us