Great cruise today from Cambridge to Cuckhold Creek on the Patuxent a few miles upriver from Solomons. We're on our way with September Song to Urbanna on the Rappahannock River. It was sad today when Gypsies turned north insted of coming south with us. They'll be hanging around the north until the end of October. (Brrr.) This marks the end of Gypsies and September Song cruising together for six months, but they'll be together again, no doubt.
Dinner last night at Bella Luna in Cambridge was good, but the lasagna did not capture the title of 'best ever'. Unfortunately, Vicki's excitement about getting the lasagna rubbed off and most of the party ordered it. It was pretty good, but needed more cheese and sauce. Bob and Stephanie raved about the mussels and the appetizer size was a huge portion.
It was discovered yesterday that Tide Hiker had a bum antenna - it was replaced and we tested it today periodically as Gypsies and we cruised in opposite directions. We could still hear Doug and Tammy well at 20 miles distance. Antenna problem solved - yippee!
Those of you who followed the blog last year will remember Vicki's fanatacism over 'Dancing with the Stars'. Disappointed about having missed this week's 3-night season premier, she was at least able to watch some of the action online. She's hoping for many viewing opportunities on Monday nights over the next couple months.
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