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Portland Vacation (2016.08)

Portland skyline panorama, as seen from Pittock Mansion Click here to see it larger (2048 x 296) (Copyright © 2016 by Wil C. Fry. Some rights reserved.)   Colorful flower garden in front of our hotel (Copyright © 2016 by Wil C. Fry.) My vacation entries always require a few days to prepare. This one[…]

2016 Galveston Vacation

MRB enjoy the surf in the shallow waters near the beach (Copyright © 2016 by Wil C. Fry. Some rights reserved.)   We enjoyed Galveston so much last year that we decided to do it again. In fact, we decided that last year, on the way home from Galveston. Early this year, when we received[…]

2015.12: Early Christmas Trip

RnB in the minivan, ready to head home, Dec. 14 (Copyright © 2015 by Wil C. Fry.) A few days ago, my wife and I — and our offspring — returned safely and happily from a five-day trip to Oklahoma for a bit of an early Christmas celebration with family — and a surprise birthday[…]

2015.06.08-12: Galveston Vacation

The last photo we took in Galveston (Copyright © 2015 by Wil C. Fry. Some rights reserved.)   In the middle of M’s 17-day stretch of paid leave, we took a five-day jaunt to Galveston, having enjoyed last year’s trip to Corpus Christi Bay so much. M booked the hotel back in February when she[…]

2014.08.11: Images

RLF sprays water at the non-raining clouds (Copyright © 2014 by Wil C. Fry. Some rights reserved.)   In this entry: ➤ 3 images from today ➤ 3 images from my phone — catchup ➤ 3 images from R’s camera — catchup ➤ 11 images from “same day, different year”

2014.07.27-29: Corpus Christi Trip

(27 images in this entry) MRB at the beach on Corpus Christi Bay (Copyright © 2014 by Wil C. Fry. Some rights reserved.)   While in New York recently, my wife took my kids to Long Beach — the same beach we visited with Rebecca in late 2011 — and they all had a great[…]

2014.06.15: Images

RnB on the sofa (Copyright © 2014 by Wil C. Fry. Some rights reserved.)   In this entry: ➤ 4 images from today ➤ 10 images from “same day, different year”

Funeral Trip

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Published on: 2010.08.13

Because we’d known for some time that Meemaw (Ruby Crews) wasn’t long for this world, much of our grieving had been done in advance. I believe I speak for most of my family when I say that. Still, Thursday’s funeral wasn’t easy on the emotions. Meemaw was such an incredible woman (see my previous blog[…]

Trip to Odessa and Carlsbad (3)

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Published on: 2010.07.25

Read About Day 1 Read About Day 2 The next morning, Saturday (July 17), I checked the car and realized that my left front tire was wearing thin. I should have replaced it days earlier in Killeen, but it had simply slipped my mind. Looking at the map of the roads ahead of us, I[…]

Trip to Odessa and Carlsbad (2)

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Published on: 2010.07.24

(I’ll assume you already read about Day 1) On Friday (July 16), Marline and I kept Misha and Kyla company while their parents took care of some car-related and moving-related business. Kyla is six but can read like an eight-year-old. Misha is one, and is working on walking and talking. Several times, we saw her[…]

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