April 29th, 2016 by Gary Osberg

Today is the birthday of a couple of very important men in the music world. Willie Nelson was born in Abbott, Texas in 1933. There is no doubt about his genius and his contribution to the music industry. He is still going strong. The other genius born on this day in 1942 was Bill Kling. […]

April 22nd, 2016 by Gary Osberg

The Quadrangle houses The Great Hall, the original church on campus. Construction was started in 1868 and the date on the outside of the building is 1879. The new Abbey Church was consecrated in 1961. The famous Bauhaus architect Marcel Breuer designed a building that still is considered too modern for some tastes. Today The […]

April 14th, 2016 by Gary Osberg

It hit 78 degrees on my on-board temperature display. Wow! Spring and summer all in one day. I am going to the cabin tomorrow to meet with a landscape professional, so this is going out early. In case you had not heard, Ira Glass is coming to the College of St. Benedict on Saturday April […]

April 8th, 2016 by Gary Osberg

It feels more like February out there. I feel sorry for the tulips and the robins. I just heard that maybe next weekend we might see the temperature hit 60. It will be nice to open the windows. On Tuesday I will get my right eye cataract removed. Then I have to wait for 6 […]

April 1st, 2016 by Gary Osberg

I took a vacation day on Monday and it was spring like out there. I managed to get some yard work done and best of all I did not have a back ache Tuesday morning. It was even warmer on Tuesday and when I got home from work I plugged in the bubbling boulder and […]