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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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Boys’ Weekend vs. Girls’ Weekend

The Fry Family Quartet split into Two Duos this past weekend. And I’m thinking our experiences couldn’t have been more different: Team Ruby/Kristine focused on shopping and ice cream in Seattle, while Team Sharkbait/Fryman focused on swimming and not showering in North … Continue reading

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Fry Lodge – Lake Coeur d’Alene

We have had so much fun at Grandma and Grandpa’s this week. Complete with pool time, boat rides and fireside chats. Thanks, Carl and Kaye, for the quality time – Your grandchildren love you so much. Ruby cried inconsolably this … Continue reading

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Teaching a Man to Fish

Today was Henry’s very first fishing trip, thanks to Grandpa Fry, who provided poles, fishing license, boat, experience, net, and – unfortunately – no fish.  Didn’t matter, though, Henry loved it, and it was a beautiful day on the water. … Continue reading

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North Idaho Bonus Christmas

The Fry Family Quartet has had a nice post-Christmas visit in North Idaho; which so far has included some R&R at Grandma and Grandpa’s perch in Coeur d’Alene, a chaotic yet fruitful Fry family white elephant gift exchange at brother … Continue reading

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