September 27th, 2013 by Gary Osberg

Good morning from Collegeville, This is homecoming weekend for St. John’s. The campus will be packed with alumni, students and parents. A lot of Johnnie Bread has been baked and is ready to go. The forecast is for showers, but that will not be a problem with tuf-turf having replaced grass. Some of my favorite […]

September 20th, 2013 by Gary Osberg

This week we laid Auntie to rest in Gethsemane Lutheran Church cemetery in Upsala. Leone Hagstrom was the youngest child of my Grandmother, Laura Anderson Larson Ramlo and Louis Larson. My mother was the oldest child and they had a brother Eldon. The three of them were a year apart in age. There were many […]

September 13th, 2013 by Gary Osberg

Good morning from Collegeville, It is a beautiful crisp morning here in central Minnesota. Fall is just around the corner. My daughter has lots of Butternut Squash and loads of tomatoes in “our garden”. All I did was plant the Yukon Golds and the seeds for the squash. This is the first time that I […]

September 6th, 2013 by Gary Osberg

The note this week was cut and pasted from my son Erik’s website “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 of why we live […]

September 3rd, 2013 by Gary Osberg

Good morning from Collegeville, Ninety two years ago, a boy-child was born in Pretare, a village in the Appennine Mountains on the Adriatic coast of Italy. Anthony Caponi grew to be a giant in the art world. In his lifetime, Tony created hundreds, maybe thousands of sculptures, many from rocks. He also established the Caponi […]