Monthly Archives: April 2015

He wants it

Henry Owen Fry played his first-ever baseball game on Saturday. In the words of his coach, “he wants it.” Which, at this age, is way more than half the battle. He wants it. He wanted to play catcher. He wanted … Continue reading

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Spit for Dinner

Spencer Spit, that is. Tonight, to cap another wonderful Lopez visit from Grandma and Grandpa Fry, we packed a picnic dinner to Spencer Spit – our favorite place on Planet Earth. We grilled some burgers and vegetables over the flames, … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Kristine

Kristine and I are wrapping up our time away from the kids while celebrating Kristine’s birthday today in Friday Harbor. Beautiful day. Beautiful best friend. Happy birthday, Kristine.

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Child Free

Today, Kristine and I walked around Seattle all day. By ourselves. This is  the longest no-kids stretch for us together all year. We hit some Seattle landmarks on our walk, including REI, the Center for Wooden Boats and Dick’s Drive … Continue reading

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Happy 4-5-6 Easter

Today was a double celebration at Fry Lodge, combining Easter and our 9th wedding anniversary. We started the day with an Easter egg hunt in the apartment, followed by mass at Christ Our Hope church in Belltown and a family … Continue reading

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Holy Saturday, Fryman!

The Fry Family Quartet is in Seattle for Easter weekend. It was a beautiful day in the Emerald City. We spent the day at many of our old haunts, including the kids’ favorite park on top of Queen Anne – … Continue reading

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Passcode: Fry Lodge

The other day, as I walked down the hallway of Fry Lodge, I noticed somebody had fastened a calculator to Ruby’s bedroom door, and I smiled. After a while Ruby and Henry came into my office to inform me that … Continue reading

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