Category Archives: Games

Henry Takes Tacoma

Six months of tournaments culminated this weekend with Henry’s participation in the 2017 Washington State Chess Championship Tournament at the Tacoma Convention Center. To qualify, Henry had to win at least 3 games in at least one qualifying tournament this … Continue reading

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Check Mate 

​“Would the parent of Henry Fry please report to the judges’ table?” That’s one of the last things you want to hear while at your son’s chess tournament; but this is the announcement that greeted me as I entered the … Continue reading

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The Comeback Kid

It’s baseball season on Lopez Island. Both Henry and Ruby have started practicing. Ruby is playing t-ball. Henry has moved up to the Minor league, after a year in the Rookies, a team that only plays games against themselves. Over … Continue reading

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Fry Lodge Gets Civilized

I used to wake to screams because Henry or Ruby had pinched their sibling.  Now I wake to screams because one has taken the other’s queen.

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Los Lobos

The Fry Lodge Faithful will recall last weekend’s rained out soccer game on Orcas Island. The sun also came out for this weekend’s game, and the Orcas Vikings made the inter-island trip to take on the Lopez Lobos on their … 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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Classic Day on Lopez

Bike rides and hikes at Shark Reef, grocery run to Lopez Village, crab pot drop in Mud Bay, flip flop soccer in the yard, Stones on vinyl, Annie’s shiitake marinaded salmon on the grill, Moscow Mules.

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