Monthly Archives: October 2009

Keeping it in the family

In 1997, while living in a 400-sq-foot studio apartment, I was in the market for a very specific type of couch – backless, stylish, big enough for guests to sleep on. And cheap.  There is no such thing, so I … Continue reading

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Henry Report card

Henry has been in preschool for about 6 weeks. The teachers at Seattle Learning Center are great about sending parents notes every week summarizing the past week’s activities and upcoming milestones. They also give Henry a daily report card. Some … Continue reading

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Ruby Gets Religion

  When Ruby woke up at 5:30 AM today, she had no idea that within a few hours she’d be inexplicably sprinkled with water by a strange man in a green dress, changed into a fabulous white dress, then put … Continue reading

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Sacramental Saturday

The Fry Family Quartet is back together this weekend, after yet another Fryman week in New York. Ruby is getting baptized on Sunday, so we had a, um, very thorough rehearsal at St. Johns this morning. She will be sprinkled, … Continue reading

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Slow going

On a bus from Lincoln Center (63rd and 10th) to hotel on 39th and Park. Ruby could have crawled back faster.

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Hear me roar

I am Henry.

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Classic Fry Lodge Weekend

We capped off Jim and Mary Kay’s week in Seattle with a great Fry Lodge family get-together, complete with Nebraska football, a BBQ in the rain, and an evening feast – thanks to Mutual Fish – of snapper, lobster and … Continue reading

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