Category Archives: Hobbies

Fry Lodge Mixed Media 

It’s been a summer of creativity so far at Fry Lodge. Screens have been *mostly* pushed aside to make room for sketch books. Henry and Ruby have discovered Manga. Now, instead of fighting over who gets the computer, they fight … Continue reading

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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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Soccer with the big kids

Henry has been invited to start playing indoor soccer with the big kids every Sunday night at the Lopez School gymnasium. It’s so great to watch him get in there and tear it up. Go H-man.

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Gotta love bicycle weather in January

A year ago, living in NYC, we didn’t even consider outdoor activity in January. With temperatures in the 50s on Lopez  today, Henry and I took a nice bike ride this afternoon around the south end of the island. The … Continue reading

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The Trapezoidal Garden

After walking the kids to the bus stop this morning, Kristine and I staked out the site of the Fry Lodge garden. It will be in the shape of a trapezoid. The next step will be constructing the raised beds, … Continue reading

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Pretty Paper

After moving all of our belongings back across the country, we’ve found ourselves with a surplus of packing paper. Combine that with an abundance of the Christmas spirit, and you get one crafty Fry Lodge holiday. Tonight we made our … Continue reading

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Serializing Fry Lodge

It all started 8 weeks ago. Henry and I, kind of bored on a Saturday afternoon, listened to This American Life on the Internet/radio. The episode was called “Alibi.” As the rest of the world now knows, that was the … Continue reading

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