October 29th, 2017 by Gary Osberg

I am not that much of a sports fan, but I do enjoy baseball in October. Tonight is game 3 of the World Series between the Houston Astros and the LA Dodgers. Of course I did not stay up Wednesday night to watch the crazy ending of game 2. Neither of the teams that I […]

October 20th, 2017 by Gary Osberg

MEA weekend is a special time of the year. Many a father/son(daughter) combo head for the woods or ponds to bring home the “bacon” in the form of grouse or duck. Larry, a friend of mine who died way too young, knew that I had never taken up hunting, but he wanted my son and […]

October 12th, 2017 by Gary Osberg

Tomorrow is homecoming in Upsala. In my day it was the Upsala `Cardinals’, but some time ago Upsala football merged with Swanville and now it is the USA (Upsala Swanville Area) `Patriots’. Some of my favorite memories of football games are those played in the mud. I was an overweight freshman on the Upsala Cardinal […]

October 7th, 2017 by Gary Osberg

I live on a street named after a nun. I live on Colman Court in Mill Stream Village in St. Joseph. Sister Colman O’Connell died last Saturday at the Saint Benedict Monastery in St. Joseph. She was 90 years old. Sister Colman was a very special person. She always greeted you with a smile. One […]

October 3rd, 2017 by Gary Osberg

Sunday I drove up to Breezy Point Resort for our annual retreat. The weather co-operated and the food was great. One of the cabins that is available is the 11 bedroom Fawcett House. It was Breezy Point Resort’s founder Captain Billy’s personal residence. My mother, Bernice Larson was a nanny for the grandchildren of Captain […]