Monthly Archives: March 2015

Sins, absolved

Henry received the sacrament of reconciliation this weekend. Here he is exiting the confessional.   Advertisements

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Henry VIII

The birthday-breakfast-in-bed tradition never gets old. Happy Birthday, Henry Owen Fry.

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Henry’s Pre-Birthday Surprise

Our friends, the Kvistads, invited us over for dinner this evening. Earlier in the day we had mentioned in passing that tomorrow is Henry’s birthday. Just a few hours later, after we’d finished a delicious dinner, they surprised us with … Continue reading

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Here’s Mud Bay in Your Eye

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Fry Lodge.

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Ranking Rotors

Henry is participating in his first science fair this week. He’s been hard at work testing his hypothesis related to the strength of different types of windmill rotor blades. This weekend, around the breakfast table, we brainstormed what to call … Continue reading

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Dig the ditch you want to die in

That’s an expression I learned from my father-in-law, Jim – basically meaning “pick your battles.” Well, I’m not sure I want to die in it, but I dug a ditch at Fry Lodge Mud Bay today, with help from the … Continue reading

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Wheelbarrows and mustaches

When I was a kid, I spent a lot of time with our family’s wheelbarrow. My most poignant wheelbarrow memory is of  hauling firewood from our barn down a hill in the backyard so it could be stacked under our … Continue reading

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