Monthly Archives: November 2013

New Traditions

For years, we cut down our Christmas tree at Mt Creek Tree Farm in the Cascade Mountains – right at the base of Mt Si. Every year, the weekend after Thanksgiving, we’d pile into the car, put on some Christmas … Continue reading

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Husker Holiday

With Jim and Mary Kay in town, we traveled to Brooklyn on the day after Thanksgiving for a Husker party. Too bad the Cornhuskers didn’t show up. We still had a great day, complete with backyard grill time and ginger … Continue reading

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Husker road trip weekend

I  got a hall pass this weekend to do a road trip with Brian, Paul and Jonathan to see the Huskers play Penn State in Beaver Stadium, the 2nd largest stadium in North America (and 3rd largest in the world). … Continue reading

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Fry Lodge Screens

I’ve posted before how Fry media consumption has changed over the generations. I continue to witness the rapid evolution of that at home. What’s pictured below has become pretty standard on Saturday mornings at Fry Lodge. And according to a … Continue reading

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Party rock is in the house tonight

To keep warm, we ended the evening with a Fry Lodge dance party on mom and dad’s bed. Here are Henry and Ruby rocking out to LMFAO.

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Winter’s coming

Recognizing that light rain jackets that might have worked in Seattle are not suitable for winter in NY, we made our way to REI today to outfit the kids in proper attire for cold weather. Other than that, we listened … Continue reading

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1st Grade Content

Henry’s class had their “publishing party” today, where each kid had the opportunity to read their story to the class and parents. Henry’s was about our cross-country road trip from Seattle to NYC. He was great. And I love his … Continue reading

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