Category Archives: Entertainment

The Greatest Outdoor Show On Earth 

We got our rodeo on at the Calgary Stampede today. The Stampede is essentially a big, urban, cowboy-themed fair, complete with amusement park rides, carnival games and farm animal barns. But the main event is really the rodeo, where world champion athletes … Continue reading

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Mathemagic

Fry Lodge has its first week of school at Wade King Elementary under our belt, and we all couldn’t be happier. Not only do Kristine and I get to have uninterrupted adult conversation again, but Henry and Ruby are ecstatic … Continue reading

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Leaves

I had been watching both the weather forecast and the yard full of fallen leaves, knowing I had maybe a few hours before those dry leaves would turn into mush. I used peer/sibling pressure to get rakes into the kids’ … Continue reading

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Coming to America

Ruby turns six on Monday, and she requested to see the Nutcracker as her birthday present. So, the Fry Family Quartet took a trip to America this weekend to see the Nutcracker performed by the Pacific Northwest Ballet. Though she … Continue reading

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Zero Waste

That’s the stated goal of the Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District, which manages the Lopez Island Dump. We make a biweekly trip to the dump to get rid of Fry Lodge trash and sort our recycling into a wide variety … Continue reading

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Ferry Games

The Fry Family Quartet is headed to Seattle for a long weekend, which means coming up with new activities to pass the time on the ferry. It’s always interesting to see what the kids come up with. Based on these … Continue reading

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Ketchikan

We were only docked in Ketchikan for a few hours, so this morning was all about the Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show. Henry and Ruby of course loved every minute, especially since the American lumberjacks ended up beating the Canadian team … Continue reading

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