Christmasy Winery

December 15

Anthony Miltich (with brother Jim as a surprise addition) was the draw.  And draw he did.  We had the Etniers from Ashby; the Bergs from Plymouth; and the Kiehnes/Mathisons from Austin, Texas.  A fun time was had by all!

[The Super and I went for the Calisota as a change of pace.  Calisota is part California and part Minnesota, making it . . . Montana?]

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[Anthony warms us up . . . ]

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[And is then joined by Jim (usually already warm) . . . ]

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[The Super steps up for her contractually bound Facebook “Missing U at . . . ” photo.]

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[Anthony obliges . . . ]

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[Jim thinks, What the . . . ? ]

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[When does Santa come?  I want to open presents!]

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[Other than that, we were generally well behaved . . . ]

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[Pretty good turnout . . . ]

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[Where the action is . . . ]

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[Then, by direct order, go out and shoot the sunset!]

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[OK, it was good idea . . . ]

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[Back inside, Anthony finds other musical talent at an adjoining table . . . ]

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[So up she came . . . ]

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[She is studying piano, but accompanied herself well with guitar . . . ]

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[She said her name and said she graduated from Alex last year.  Her name sounded familiar so I asked her when we left if she was a “caroler.”  And Alli Prestby indeed was . . . ]

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[The 2017 Alexandria Area High School Carolers:  SOPRANO: Sydney Christenson, Sidney Enninga, Rachel Meyer, Alli Prestby;  ALTO: Emily Elliot, Kathy Freese, Lauren Russell, Jasmine Springer;  TENOR: Matthew Adolphsen, Ryan Ledman, Gabe Moore, Andy Tollin;  BASS: Colin Barten, Beau Granning, Adam Klepetka, Bruce Navratil (photo on loan from voiceofalexandria.com).]

AAHS 2017 carolers - Alli Prestby

I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.  ~  W.C. Fields

Up Next:  Alexandria Area High School Christmas Concert

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