Monday, July 22, 2013
Cooler on the water? Not so much.
We really enjoyed our stay in Annapolis even though it was the temperature of the sun, due mostly to some new live-aboard friends. They are the kind of people that you feel like you have known forever, even though it's only been fifteen minutes. They live in a marina and were very generous with their time, space and stuff. They have two great kids. Their 9-year old son 'speaks' Star Wars and Lego--Conrad and Mark can't stop talking about him. They also have the cutest and most articulate 2-year old daughter ever. We stayed a couple days longer than we were going to, so that we could spend time with them.
The heat forced us to resort to covering our cabin with a blue tarp. Along with our laundry, we were full-on live aboard. At least it was a canvas tarp and not plastic.
Now we are in Chesapeake City, at the mouth of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, for a day. The boys loved the C & D Canal museum. It is small but has some great videos and models of the canal, including pieces of the old water wheel. The town is very historic and almost every building near the waterfront seems to have a name and a story. Tomorrow we head to Atlantic City.