The Great American Loop: Season #4 Conclusion and Home Stay

May 20 – Washington DC to Colonial Beach Marina (68 miles)

May 21 – Colonial Beach Marina to Dozier’s Marina, Deltaville VA (73 miles)

May 22-24 Dozier’s Marina

May 25 – Haul out at Stingray Pointe Boat Works, Deltaville VA

May 26 – Deltaville to Highland, MI and home for the summer

Boat miles traveled this blog entry: 141

Total miles traveled:  5,007

Prologue:  When the Looping season ends and we get close to returning home, I find that I am uninterested in blogging and hence the long silence.  However, in less than a month we will return to the Namaste to explore the Chesapeake and thus I add the following for the sake of continuity. . .

As reported in the previous entry, we loved our week in Washington DC even with all of the rain and resulting debris floating in the Potomac River as we worked our way back down to Colonial Beach Marina where we celebrated Kathy’s (onboard Carisma) birthday and ultimately Dozier’s Marina where we crashed the Monk Rendezvous, hung out once again with Jo and Ken onboard Friar Tuck, and readied the Namaste for a hot and steamy haul-out on May 25th.

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Just one of the many huge logs floating after days of rain.  Note Monticello onshore.

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Chugging our way back down the Potomac to Deltaville, VA and home to Michigan

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Our view the evening before haul-out. Always a bittersweet time.

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End of another wonderful season!

 

By May 26th we were home on Dunham Lake enjoying:

GRANDCHILDREN

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Lexi 19 and Ashleigh 16

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Liam 12 and Klava 11

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Nate 6 and Leonie 5

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Cedar 2 and Oscar 1

 

BIRTHDAYS

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A PARTY

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GARDENING

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CAMPS LOOKOUT AND SAKI

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BOYNE AND LAKE CHARLEVOIX

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A NEW PUPPY FRIEND FOR SAMMY – BAUER

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CAMPING AT PUT-IN-BAY WITH FRIENDS

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ART

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FRIENDS – OLD AND NEW

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JULY 4TH PARADE

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SEVEN LAKES CAMPING

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CHICAGO BY TRAIN

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A great summer all around.  Stay tuned for a Fall on the Chesapeake.

 

2 thoughts on “The Great American Loop: Season #4 Conclusion and Home Stay

  1. So many comments could be made but I’ll settle for family and friends are so much fun. Good for you and Jim.

    From: A Wave from Namaste To: ringrose1@sbcglobal.net Sent: Saturday, August 25, 2018 2:56 PM Subject: [New post] The Great American Loop: Season #4 Conclusion and Home Stay #yiv9960970725 a:hover {color:red;}#yiv9960970725 a {text-decoration:none;color:#0088cc;}#yiv9960970725 a.yiv9960970725primaryactionlink:link, #yiv9960970725 a.yiv9960970725primaryactionlink:visited {background-color:#2585B2;color:#fff;}#yiv9960970725 a.yiv9960970725primaryactionlink:hover, #yiv9960970725 a.yiv9960970725primaryactionlink:active {background-color:#11729E;color:#fff;}#yiv9960970725 WordPress.com | mcfallj posted: “May 20 – Washington DC to Colonial Beach Marina (68 miles)May 21 – Colonial Beach Marina to Dozier’s Marina, Deltaville VA (73 miles)May 22-24 Dozier’s MarinaMay 25 – Haul out at Stingray Pointe Boat Works, Deltaville VAMay 26 – Deltaville to Highland” | |

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  2. Pictures don’t lie and even if they only tell part of the story, your life sure is enviable! Super blog – but that is always par for you.

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