Category Archives: NFI

Happy New Year from Fry Lodge

The Fry Lodge Year-in-Review video is a good opportunity to reflect on an entire year of adventure, change and growth for the Fry Family. 2017 was quite a year. We made some nice friends in Bellingham, traveled all around North … Continue reading

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The Fry Side 

We spent the last full week of summer in North Idaho, home to many Fry side relatives and venue for the 2017 Fry Family Reunion. Unlike the Eitings and Watsons, who gather their extended family annually, the Frys only manage to get … Continue reading

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Almost Home 

After 4000 miles, 12 campsites, 7 states, 3 provinces, 2 rodeos, 100s of bison and probably 3 gallons of ice cream, our 2017 summer RV trip is almost complete. Currently in Winthrop, our last stop, only one mountain pass and … Continue reading

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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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Modern Family 

As my dad finished saying the blessing at Thanksgiving dinner, he paused just long enough after “This might be our last Thanksgiving…” to create an awkward moment for those of us around the table. Was Carl about to get morbid? … Continue reading

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North Idaho Wedding

The Fry Family Quartet did a quick cross-state road trip this weekend to attend the wedding of my nephew, Jake, and his bride, Allie. It was a true North Idaho wedding, right down to the shotgun shell boutonnieres and the … Continue reading

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North Idaho Vacation Part 2

We wrapped up our smokey North Idaho vacation with four days in Coeur d’Alene. Grandpa Mustache and Grandma White Wine took the kids for two days while Kristine and I got some overdue alone time. We also hung out with … Continue reading

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