December 31st, 2009 by Gary Osberg

 Good morning from Collegeville,   The year two thousand nine is coming to a close in about 12 hours.  The highlights of this past year are as follows:   1.  Barby and I celebrated our fourth Christmas together with her family, which has now grown to 13 plus the two of us. We need to extend the […]

December 18th, 2009 by Gary Osberg

Good morning from Collegeville,   Seven days until Christmas.  I am doing this on my new ergonomic external keyboard.  The physical therapy is not going as well as we expected.  Someone suggested voice recognition software.    Children love Christmas, as well they should.  As with most families, some years Christmas gifts were easy to come by […]

December 12th, 2009 by Gary Osberg

 Good morning from Collegeville,   And a clear frosty morning it is.  Tis the season!  The season for family, friends, food and fun.  My favorite part of celebrating the holidays is the music.  A “must see” for me is the annual George Maurer Holiday Show at the Paramount Theater.  The lead vocalist, Ann Michels, is […]

December 4th, 2009 by Gary Osberg

 Good snowy morning from Collegeville,   Winter has arrived in central Minnesota.  I attended the 20th birthday party of the Chamber Connection at the St. Cloud Country Club.  200 folks showed up to network.  Luke Cesnick was the original chair of the “Chamber Leaders”  which met in the basement at the Chamber of Commerce office.  […]