Tag Archives: Patuxent River

►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 […]

► Expendable Passengers: May 27, 2018

Sunday 27 May 2018 Journey: Triple L Estate – Charles Street Brasserie, Solomons Island – the Beach – Triple L Estate We had a significantly overcast sky throughout the morning. Fortunately, the sun started to make an appearance as we prepared for departure. We met the Boyz at Charles Street Brasserie for a Sunday brunch. […]

► 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 […]

► 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 […]

► Funky Vessels: July 30, 2017

Sunday 30 July 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – September Song, Calvert Marina – Triple L Estate Prior to departure Lori checked the oil for each of the engines. It’s a good thing she did. She happened to notice some sort of connector dangling. She determined where it needed to connect and attached it. Hum. […]

► 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 […]

► Mid-Day Nap: July 14, 2017

Friday 14 July 2017 Journey: Washburn Marina, Solomons – Triple L Estate After a morning of swimming in the pool, K came over to sit as O took her mid-day nap. L then drove me over to Washburn Marina to pick up our boat.       Once at the boat, we first checked the […]

► M/V Standoff: July 9, 2017

Sunday 9 July 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – September Song, Calvert Marina floating docks, Solomons – Washburn Marina, Solomons We first went to Calvert Marina to meet up with ‘M/V September Song’ for the afternoon. They had boating friends who also arrived for afternoon drinks. We sat and chatted for a while. The six […]

► Uncle Sam’s Paycheck: February 24, 2017

Friday 24 February 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Judy Taxes, Broomes Island (hrs = 251.8/250.8) – Sea Breeze, Mechanicsville – Triple L Estate Today we had an appointment to have our taxes prepared. We had such a beautiful day, and with our accountant living on the water, we decided to take the boat to […]

► Not at Home: February 19, 2017

Sunday 19 February 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Point Patience, Patuxent River – St. Leonard’s Creek – Triple L Estate While I was in Mozambique Lori took Landon out for a ride on the boat. According to Lori the went out to the Patuxent River as far as Point Patience. They then headed up […]

► 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 […]

► 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 […]