March 30th, 2009 by admin

 Good morning from Collegeville,  Cool weather is back with us once again.  I may leave the straw on the tulips for another week.  The sun is shining bright and the birds are doing their best to make us think spring.  Our thoughts are with all those folks in the Red River Valley.  The river that […]

March 20th, 2009 by admin

Good morning from Collegeville, Happy First Day of Spring 2009!!   It is not really very spring like out there, but still hope springs eternal. I took the lining out of my leather jacket.  I called Tom at Wood’s Nursery to check on Yukon Gold seed potatoes and asked him when I should remove the straw […]

March 13th, 2009 by admin

Good morning from Collegeville, On Thursday we set a record for a low temperature in St. Cloud.  15 degrees below zero.  This weekend’s forecast calls for a high of 40 something with an outside chance for 50.  The first day that it hits 50 is always a red letter day for me.  Ice out is […]

March 6th, 2009 by admin

Good morning from Collegeville, William Harley Osberg was born Tuesday evening at 9:47. He weighed 7 lbs 10 oz and he was 19 ½ inches long.  He is a beautiful boy with lots of dark hair.  His mother Jena and my son Erik are doing great as are his sister’s Anna and Leah.   My dad’s […]

March 3rd, 2009 by admin

Good morning from Collegeville, We got dumped on again.  Not the nine inches that some forecasters predicted, but almost five inches along with a strong wind.  On days like this, when I was a teenager in Upsala, we would look forward to the opportunity to pile into Bob’s old 52 Chevy and head into the […]