Monthly Archives: September 2011

Pinewood Derby Flashback

1980. I’d been working on my pinewood derby car for more than a month. Everything seemed perfect: Dad had taken it to the the belt sander to give it its sports car body; I’d painted it red and took special … Continue reading

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Last weekend of summer

We ended summer of 2011 where we started it.  Grandma and Grandpa Fry came up for a short visit on Saturday, so we enjoyed some cedar plank salmon for lunch. Today the Fry Family Quartet decided to go on a … Continue reading

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After being gone for a week, it was especially sweet to spend time with the kiddies. Got lots of unsolicited leg hugs this weekend from Henry and Ruby.

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Straighten Up and Fly Right

Half-way through our vacation I had to return to Seattle for 24 hours to attend a client meeting that I just couldn’t miss. Though never ideal to interrupt a vacation with work, this gave me an opportunity to take advantage of Kenmore Air and … Continue reading

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