November 23rd, 2016 by Gary Osberg

I am forwarding a note from John Birge, Classical MPR’s morning drive host: “With classical music and stories for Thanksgiving, tune in for a new edition of Giving Thanks: A Celebration of Fall, Food, & Gratitude. This year’s special guest is chef Jacques Pépin, who’s been cooking on public television for 20 years, including his […]

November 18th, 2016 by Gary Osberg

A blizzard is on its way. “The morning of November 11, 1940 brought with it unseasonably high temperatures. By early afternoon, temperatures had warmed into the lower to middle 60s °F (18 °C) over most of the affected region. However, as the day wore on conditions quickly deteriorated. Temperatures dropped sharply, winds picked up and […]

November 11th, 2016 by Gary Osberg

Today is Veterans Day. Building a monument to honor our veterans requires dedication, commitment and a team to get the job done. It takes an artist willing to spend the time researching, designing and creating the paintings. It takes a committed group of individuals to share the dream and raise the money. And most importantly, […]

November 3rd, 2016 by Gary Osberg

I am going to take tomorrow off. The forecast is for sunny and 63 degrees. Hard to believe that 25 years ago we were still driving on snow packed roads in the Twin Cities metro area due to the 29 inches of snow that fell on Halloween. I was in between jobs and trying to […]