October 26th, 2013 by Gary Osberg

Good morning from Collegeville, Next Thursday eve is Halloween. The kids will be out going door-to-door with ice-cream pails and sacks ringing doorbells and saying “Trick or Treat”. Wikipedia posts the following, “According to many scholars, All Hallows’ Eve is a Christianized feast initially influenced by Celtic harvest festivals, and festivals of the dead with […]

October 17th, 2013 by Gary Osberg

Good morning from Collegeville, MEA weekend is a special time of the year. Many a father/son(daughter) combo head for the woods or ponds to bring home the “bacon” in the form of grouse or duck. Larry, a friend of mine who died way too young, knew that I had never taken up hunting, but he […]

October 11th, 2013 by Gary Osberg

Good morning from Collegeville, In September of 1956 I was enrolled in the eighth grade at the Junior High in St. Louis Park. The previous month my mother had given birth to her sixth child and Dad was once more in trouble. My mother’s mother, Grama Ramlo, drove her 1952 Chevy from Upsala to our […]

October 4th, 2013 by Gary Osberg

Good rainy morning from Collegeville, When I moved to the cottage in Millstream Village, I gave up my TV dish. I chose to go with the internet from Charter plus Netflix. I am on season four of “Breaking Bad”, episode 5. Should we meet on the street or in a coffee shop, do not tell […]