Friday, September 22, 2017

Somewhere (on the lake), Guntersville, Alabama

Last Saturday, we met our friends at Goose Pond Marina in Scottsboro, and went out on their cruiser Beth Kay. Our destination was Somewhere, a restaurant that was highly recommended by their friends. We didn't really care where to go for lunch; it was a beautiful day for a cruise on Guntersville Lake.

Somewhere turned out to be an excellent restaurant with nice ambience and fabulous food. We were all happy with our food and service. Read my review on TripAdvisor.

Plenty of docking for patrons
No, we didn't come on this boat
We came on Beth Kay
Nice reflections of the sailboats

Some guy playing in our wake
We spent several summers zipping around Boston Harbor and beyond for lunch, whale watching and other action-packed activities. This trip transported us back to those sunny, fun-filled days.

This post is shared on Weekend Reflections.

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Friday, September 15, 2017

A day in the life of a liveaboard, part 5

While I was doing my laundry yesterday, I learned that the Glen-L group will be here for their yearly gathering this weekend. We first saw these boaters at our marina in 2010 (read blog post - Yes, you can. Build a boat yourself). Some were bluewater cruisers before building their own boats.

Not that we're part of the group, but it sure brought back memories of several such gatherings that we've attended over the years - Trawler Fest at Solomons Island, Md, Cruiser's Reunion in Baltimore, and boat shows in Annapolis and Miami. These days, we're living aboard Mai Thai on the Tennessee River, and any event that's water related would pique our interests.

After spending 17 years on Mai Thai, we still love the boating lifestyle. We've enjoyed meeting people from all walks of life, anchoring and swimming in secluded coves, shelling in deserted beaches, viewing meteor showers and eclipses in the wee hours of the morning on the dock, and taking pictures of sunrises and sunsets. Living on the water offers many opportunities to take pictures of reflections at any instant. Thanks to James, I can share my posts on his Weekend Reflections blog.

Here are some pictures of the Glen-L boats I took today:
Don't you just love boat names?

Cabins on the river
What are you reflecting on this weekend?

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