August 26th, 2016 by Gary Osberg

“Welcome Class of 2020”. That is the sign at the entrance to St. John’s University this week. Classes start on Monday. It is hard to fathom “2020”. When I started working here on the third floor of Wimmer Hall, the sign read “Welcome Class of 2003”. Where does time go. Being on a campus every […]

August 12th, 2016 by Gary Osberg

I love it when a plan comes together. Last year I met a fellow at The Local Blend who volunteers as a veterans advocate. He served in the Navy during Vietnam and worked in the VA Admin system for most of his adult life. He mentioned that he was traveling to Little Falls to meet […]

August 5th, 2016 by Gary Osberg

Today is a “10” for sure. Low humidity, cool breeze from the north, not a cloud in the sky. It is hard not to feel great about being alive on a day like today. I was able to sit by my bubbling boulder, with my second cup of coffee and watch the sun come up. […]