Monthly Archives: October 2013

11th hour pumpkin carving

These pumpkins have been staring at us, uncarved, for two weeks. It seemed wrong to head out trick-or-treating without carving them. This is the fastest pumpkin carving I’ve ever done. Advertisements

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The Art of Education

As we called the kids into the living room for a “Fry Lodge news announcement,” we were pretty anxious. Kristine and I had carefully prepared our talking points all morning. I had even practiced a little speech while in the … Continue reading

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Scariest Costume Ever

The princess, as popstar.

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Pumpkins, cider donuts and Vic’s pizza

We went pumpkin and apple picking today with our favorite New Jersey family, the Sells. The pumpkin selection at Battleview Orchards was fine, but the highlight had to be the fresh apple cider donuts at the Battleview Country Store. Followed … Continue reading

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Rebel Rebel

Tonight was a great date night. After a dinner snack, Kristine and I went to Rebel Rebel Records to shop for some $2 albums. It was a ton of fun. We purchased some oldies but goodies, including Carly Simon, Linda … Continue reading

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Minecraft Madness

When I was six, I’d wake up at 5am on Saturdays to start watching cartoons. I could easily go til noon without a break. And I remember the guilt that would set in when my dad would give me a … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror

When you buy something in NYC, there’s a variable beyond price and aesthetics: how many blocks you’ll have to carry it. It’s nice to finally have a reflective surface at Fry Lodge besides the front of the medicine cabinet and … Continue reading

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