March 22nd, 2013 by Gary Osberg

Good frosty morning from Collegeville. Zero degrees on the car dashboard display. Yuk. My brother Bill is in Arizona. Smart. No way that I am going to get the seed potatoes in the ground by next Friday. There is a 15 foot pile of snow where my garden was last year. I love Yukon Gold […]

March 15th, 2013 by Gary Osberg

Good icy morning from Collegeville, This morning I really needed the strap-on ice walkers that my very thoughtful son gave me for Christmas. Interstate 94 is closed near Fergus. I am closing on a new cottage this morning and the moving van is coming on Monday. A snow storm is in the forecast. The infamous […]

March 8th, 2013 by Gary Osberg

Good morning from Collegeville, “Job Growth in US surges”. That was the lead in for today’s Marketplace Morning Report on MPR news. Working on a college campus, I am aware of the constant thought, “What am I going to be when I grow up?” Most of us evolve into a job, in my case faking […]

March 1st, 2013 by Gary Osberg

Good morning from Collegeville, One year ago today was Leap Day. There had been a serious snow storm the night before, however, the parking lot at the loft in St. Joe was plowed, so I headed in to work. Classes had been canceled and even though the roads were open, the parking lot on campus […]