December 28th, 2018 by Gary Osberg

2018 is coming to a close.  “Father Time” is a theme for many political cartoonists next week.  In 1966, my mother’s mother, Grandma Laura,  gave me three old pocket watches.  One had belonged to her father, Fredrick Anderson.  It is a Waltham watch, silver with a gold stag inlayed on the back.  The note that […]

December 21st, 2018 by Gary Osberg

Four days until Christmas. I have all of my shopping done and now I simply have to pace myself on the cookies and candy. Children love Christmas, as well they should. As with most families, some years, Christmas gifts were easy to come by and some years the budget would not allow for much. The […]

December 7th, 2018 by Gary Osberg

Seventy seven years ago, on this date, Japanese bombers attacked Pearl Harbor.  That Sunday morning some soldiers at Pearl Harbor detected a large number of planes heading their way.  The word came down that they must be American B-17s on their way to base, so no alarm went out. At 7:48 am, Japanese planes began […]