July 31st, 2009 by admin

Good morning from Collegeville, It is hard to believe that today is the last day of July already.  July 2009 is one of the coolest July’s on record.  No 90 degree temps reported in the Twin Cities.  I always have my swimming trunks in the car trunk, but I have yet to go swimming.  I […]

July 24th, 2009 by admin

Good morning from Collegeville,  On Monday the 13th, I climbed into my rust-free 2004 Bonneville with 185,575 miles on it and headed west to visit Aunt Maggie in Bozeman, Montana.  967 miles later I pulled into The WB Lazy M Ranch.  (Working Bill, lazy Maggie)   Aunt Maggie has a sign in her kitchen that says […]

July 23rd, 2009 by admin

Good morning from Collegeville, Never before have I been so proud of belonging to a special organization.  The show in Avon on the Fourth of July was so very special.  Garrison played to the crowd and the event.  He had two WW II veterans as guests, each telling their story.  They both were raised in […]

July 2nd, 2009 by admin

Good afternoon from Collegeville, On July 6th 1974, Garrison Keillor presented the very first radio broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion from the Janet Wallace Auditorium at Macalester College in Saint Paul.  Tickets were priced at $1 for adults and 50 cents for children.  12 folks showed up and the total gate came to $8.  […]