BC: So Many Fond Memories. Can't wait for next year!
FC: Collins Weekend Up North 2011
1: Collins Family Weekend Up North This year was the 4th annual trip! Big Rock Resort on Lovely Leech Lake | Big Rock Leech Lake Home
8: Taking time to cool off and explore a beach! Joe and Abby going for a swim. Argh! Darn Bugs!
9: Play Time! These top two ladies look like they were up to no good. And same for the bottom two ladies! And fun being had by everyone in between!
10: New this year ... TALENT SHOW Kicking us off is Grandma and the Aunties! Neil Diamond Sweet Caroline Very appropriate lyrics: "Where it began ... " | Good times never seemed so good ...
11: Collins Family #2 (little Joseph was sleeping) Showing us their moves to Cha Cha Slide | Slide to left... ... slide to the right ... Cha Cha Now Y'all | Pre show Jitters | "Clap your hands everybody"
12: Collins Family #3 "Take me out to the Ballgame" | "Cold Beer. here!"
13: Tessa Showing us her Gymnastic Moves!
14: Up Next ... Gavin! And his talent speaks (*burp*) for itself. | Gulp! ... wait for it ... ...wait for it ... | Shoot! Better luck next year.
15: Even the new-comer bravely entered the talent show, showing all the Collins' his Mandolin skills. | He started off with the fancy jig, "Out on the Ocean" and moved into a Polka, "Padraig O'Keefe's Polka" | And he finished his debut with the polka "Drunken Sailor" which he dedictated to his favorite new sister-in-law, who shall remain nameless
16: The Audience. Our sophisticated voting method ... Loudest Applause of course!
17: 1st Place | And the winner is ... | TESSA!!!
20: We also celebrated the engagement of Brian and Mary!! | - Love -
21: These two are going to get along just fine!