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Tonight after dinner, while Kristine and Ruby took the recycling down to the garage, Henry told me he had something to tell me as soon as his mom and sister were safely out of earshot. When he heard the garage … Continue reading

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Red Christmas

The Fry Family Quartet spent Christmas in Omaha, Nebraska this year. It’s been so nice to spend the holidays at Jim and Mary Kay’s house. With all their cousins under one roof, Henry and Ruby have been in kid heaven. … 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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Our first NYC Christmas

It was a very, merry Christmas at the Fry Lodge. We had a relaxed morning opening gifts and drinking coffee at Fry Lodge West Village. Kristine got a framed map of Seattle. I got original, framed abstract art from Henry … Continue reading

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The Fry Lodge Quartet got into the Christmas spirit today, despite New York temperatures hitting 70 degrees. We took in a movie (ironically, Disney’s Frozen), hit several playgrounds along the Hudson River, and had a wonderful dinner at one of … Continue reading

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Crab on Christmas

Dungeness crab is the traditional Christmas meal at Fry Lodge. Today, we were joined by Katie and Patrick Rossman, for a crab lunch that put us all into food comas. When awake, Henry and Ruby played with their Christmas loot: … Continue reading

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Ruby “No Secrets” Fry

Tonight, Ruby and I went shopping for Kristine’s and Henry’s Christmas gifts, followed by a Shirley Temple at the Wing Dome. That is where we discussed the importance of not divulging the contents of our gift boxes. Then we returned … Continue reading

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