Monthly Archives: July 2013

Back to [a new] reality

The Fry Family Quartet had a lot of firsts this weekend. First home cooked meal in Fry Lodge West Village. First night in A LONG time sleeping in our own beds. First visit from the Brooklyn Eitings in our new … Continue reading

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The Frys Do Manhattan

Over the past few weeks we’ve taught the kids to hold their breath as we go through tunnels. The Holland Tunnel turned out to be too much for all of our lungs. We drove into New York City this morning, … Continue reading

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Mom as my copilot

This one goes out to Kristine, who not only planned this entire cross-country road trip, but has played the role of navigator, DJ, side-trip inspiration and backseat skirmish referee. Thank you for agreeing to this adventure, Kristine. And thank you … Continue reading

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Cedar Point

You would think that, after more than 2500 miles in a car, Henry and Ruby wouldn’t want to spend their entire day in car rides at Cedar Point. Old fashioned cars, race cars, bumper cars, monster trucks. Kristine and I … Continue reading

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Heartland

We drove across Indiana and Ohio on Tuesday, ending up in Sandusky, Ohio. After 30 minutes on the interstate, we made the decision to take secondary highways the rest of the way to avoid the truckers and see more of … Continue reading

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Chicago

We couldn’t get out of Moline, IL (not our favorite city) fast enough on Monday morning. From there it was a relatively short drive to Evanston, where we visited Kristine’s alma mater, Northwestern University, before heading into Chicago.  After taking … Continue reading

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Mahoney

We have been at Mahoney State Park, 20 miles west of Omaha, for the Watson family reunion. Every year we take family photos. This year people were especially photogenic. All we need is love. And a few G&Ts.

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