Category Archives: Mundane Memories

The Cedar Chest 

When my dad was 19, he bought my mom a cedar chest. I never knew how the cedar chest made its way into our family. I just remember it always being around – the place where we stored old family … Continue reading

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Springtime Boundaries

After a fairly productive Sunday that included a run to the dump and preparing Ruby’s bedroom to be painted, I settled in to do some work on my laptop – looking forward to some time off my feet. My butt … Continue reading

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The Newest Screen at Fry Lodge

Rarely exists something at Fry Lodge that is agreeable to every member of the Fry Family Quartet at the same time. Our new whiteboard is the exception. We make lists, draw funny pictures, use it as visual aid in conversation, … Continue reading

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Fry Lodge Prepares for Fall

Saturday morning on Mud Bay. Blue sky. A light ripple on the water. Birds flying over the wetlands. The smell of freshly brewed coffee wafting through the air. And diesel exhaust from Dwight Lewis’ dump truck idling in the Fry … Continue reading

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The Rules of COSTCO

On our way back to Lopez from Seattle this weekend, the Fry Family Quartet paid a visit to COSTCO. We did the math and determined that periodic pilgrimages to this wholesale mecca make all kinds of sense for the Fry … Continue reading

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