September 30th, 2022 by Gary Osberg

The MPR Net Team annual sales retreat at Breezy Point is back. We gather this Sunday for two wonderful days of learning and sharing.  One of the cabins at Breezy Point that is available is the 11 bedroom Fawcett House. It was Breezy Point Resort’s founder Captain Billy’s personal residence. My mother, Bernice “Bee” Larson […]

September 23rd, 2022 by Gary Osberg

Quotations are a great way to get an idea across or to remind ourselves and others just what is important. Many years ago a friend of mine published “A Collection of Inspiring Thoughts” subtitled “For Business & Professional People”. Every week I try to find a quotation to use at the end of this blog. […]

September 16th, 2022 by Gary Osberg

This weekend I plan on visiting “Hippe Landing” west of Upsala near the American Legion Memorial Park on Cedar Lake.  The park has one of the best swimming beaches in central Minnesota.  There are camping spots also, but I understand there is a long waiting list.  Next to the entrance to the park there is […]

September 9th, 2022 by Gary Osberg

It has been nine years since Auntie passed. There are many stories to tell about Auntie, but my favorite comes from her son Kevin. They had been visiting Kevin’s uncle in Alexandria and Kevin told Auntie that he wanted to get back to her house in Upsala so he could watch the Preakness horse race […]

September 2nd, 2022 by Gary Osberg

This note was cut and pasted from my son’s website, The Outdoor Report.  He wrote it in 2013. “In our family, Labor Day weekend means a trip to Uncle Brian’s Cabin. It’s our way of saying goodbye to summer & one last weekend dedicated to feeling Minnesota. What I mean by that is a celebration […]