Monthly Archives: September 2013

Grandma White Wine & Grandpa Mustache in NYC

Carl and Kaye are visiting the Big Apple for the weekend. We spent today exploring the area around Central Park, starting with lunch at P. J. Clarke’s and ending with a sailboat rental at the Conservatory. A beautiful fall day … Continue reading

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One rule: No rules

It’s “Dad’s Weekend,” with Kristine spending a well-deserved two days away from Fry Lodge with her friends.  Henry, Ruby and I fell asleep watching movies last night. I woke up this morning with popcorn stuck to my cheek and the … Continue reading

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Henry lost his first tooth today. Fell out as he bit into his sandwich at school. Now researching the tooth fairy’s going rate.

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Ich bin ein…

3 weeks ago I visited The Great Wall. This weekend I went to another wall. Take my breath away.

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Double Trouble

Today was Ruby’s turn to start her NYC Catholic education. This may be an indication of Ruby’s approach to kindergarten (if not life): She walked, no rushed, into the classroom – right past all the other kids who were desperately … Continue reading

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1st Grade

The 3-block walk to school was pretty quiet. The three of us were all obviously lost in thoughts about this milestone: Henry’s first day of school in New York City. And then we were there – at the front door … Continue reading

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Go Yankees

The Fry Family Quartet went to a Yankees game tonight (Kristine’s, Henry’s and Ruby’s first). The kids actually paid pretty close attention to the game, despite a lackluster Yankee performance, at least through the first seven innings. Past our bedtimes, … Continue reading

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