Category Archives: Entertainment

Reliving Khan’s Wrath 

In the summer of 1982, my sister, Kelley,  took me to see Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. We somehow got the start time wrong and arrived too late to see the movie. Kelley quickly assured me that we … Continue reading

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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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