What’s More Fun Than The Killer Vees at Carlos Creek Winery on a Holiday Weekend?

June 30

[But we begin with Vinnie Rose . . . ]

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[Who had to the 2:00 – 6:00 slot earlier . . . ]

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[And we wanted to catch a little of Vinnie too, particularly since forecasts of a likely rainy afternoon never came to fruition – it was quite lovely!]

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[The crowd began filing in about 6:15 for The Killer Vees 7:00 – 10:00 show . . . ]

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[Run fast to get your glass of wine . . . ]

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[And hors d’oeuvres . . . ]

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[Plenty o’ kegs . . . ]

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[And here they are!  The Super catches The Killer Vees, i.e., Tommy (the bassist) and Jeff (the drummer) are Bobby Vee’s sons; Matt (lead singer) is Bobby’s nephew, and Julie is Matt’s wife.  Unfortunately I did not catch the names of the keyboard player or lead guitar player (who is from Elbow Lake, which is a sanctuary city for musicians)?]

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[Better take two.]

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[Karin joins the press coverage.]

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[Thank you boys and girl . . . ]

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[Of course, Matt is probably best known for his cover of Neil Diamond.]

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[It appears folks on Medicare can still shake their respective booties!]

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[One of our requested favorites.]

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[The Owner leads the group through line dancing . . . ]

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[Known for making sure sunlight does not fade the back of his cap . . . ]

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[Escapees from Arizona.]

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[You may recognize several of the dancers in the this one.]

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[And a final pic set of the group really into it!]

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[Our table mates tripping the light fantastic . . . ]

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[A rousing good time was had by all . . . ]

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[Dancing the night away.]

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[And the wrap-up!  Happy 4th, everyone!]

If Mozart were around now he would write a killer rock song.  ~  Vanessa Carlton

Up Next:  Back to Salem?

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The Journey Begins Thanks for joining me! This is the follow-up to the original, “alexandriacardinals.wordpress.com,” which overwhelmed the system’s ability to handle it any more. Thus, this is “Part 2.” As the original was initially described: 10-26-07-4 “It all began in a 5,000 watt radio station in Fresno, California” . . . wait a minute, that was Ted Baxter on the Mary Tyler Moore Show! Let’s see . . . oh yeah, it all began in 2003 when retirees, i.e., old people, in Alexandria, Minnesota, who had no desire to become snow birds, went looking for mid-winter entertainment here in the frozen tundra of West Central Minnesota. We discovered girls’ high school hockey, fell in love immediately, and it remains our favorite spectator sport to this day. Initially, and for several years, reports on these games were e-mailed to those who were actually snowbirds but wanted to keep abreast of things “back home.” It was ultimately decided a blog would be more efficient, and it evolved into a personal diary of many things that attracts tens of readers on occasion. It remains a source of personal mental therapy and has yet to elicit any lawsuits. ~ The Editor, May 9, 2014 p.s. The photo border around the blog is the Cardinal girls’ hockey team after just beating Breck for the state championship in 2008. It’s of the all-tournament team. The visible Breck player on the left is Milica McMillen, then an 8th-grader – she is now an All-American for the Gophers. The Roseau player in the stocking cap I believe is Mary Loken, who went on to play for UND; and the Cardinal player on the right, No. 3, is Abby Williams, the player we blame most for making us girls’ hockey fans who went on to play for Bemidji State. *********************************************************************************** Photos contained herein are available for personal use. All you have to do is double click on any of the photos and they will become full screen size. You can then save them into your personal “My Pictures” file. They make lovely parting or hostess gifts, or holiday gifts for such as Uncle Ernie who wants to see how his grand niece is doing on the hockey team. If any are sold for personal profit, however, to, for example, the Audubon Society, National Geographic, Sven’s Home Workshop Monthly, Curling By The Numbers, or the World Wrestling Federation, I only request that you make a donation to the charitable organization of your choice. You have two hours and fifteen minutes. Pencils ready? Begin! **********************************************************************************
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One Response to What’s More Fun Than The Killer Vees at Carlos Creek Winery on a Holiday Weekend?

  1. ruthao1945 says:

    Loved the show. We need more nights like this at Carlos Creek Winery.

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