Monthly Archives: July 2014

Skaters

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Oh Captain My Captain

Not to be outdone by the 2nd Mate, Henry took control of the tiller on Monday’s crabbing return trip (we got one Dungeness keeper). He combined steering and speed control, indicating he might have a future with Washington State Ferries.

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Pink is the new gray

One of the great things about Fry Lodge Mud Bay is the endless supply of home improvement projects. Today’s activity: painting the mailbox so it would stand out to mail deliverers and passers-by. Ruby was particularly excited by this project … Continue reading

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Driver’s Ed

After I started the outboard motor to head back to Fry Lodge from checking the crab pots, Ruby grabbed the tiller and said she wanted to drive us home. So I let her. Once she figured out that left turns … Continue reading

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Home

The Fry Family Quartet had an especially sweet reunion this evening. Kristine, Henry and Ruby picked me up at the Islander dock after my float plane splashed down from Seattle. Upon arrival at Fry Lodge Mud Bay, we immediately took … Continue reading

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Freewill

Nothing compares to a good long bike ride to clear the head, soothe the body and charge the soul. Just rode to the George Washington Bridge and back along the Hudson River. About 18 miles round trip. Soundtrack: Van Halen … Continue reading

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Heli-lunch

As we ate our lunch on the deck of the Islander Restaurant today, a helicopter swooped in and landed within 50 feet of where we were sitting. We were wondering if there was some kind of emergency. No, the couple … Continue reading

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