May 25th, 2018 by Gary Osberg

When I was a youngster in Upsala, we always had a Memorial Day service in the school gym, followed by a parade down Main Street. Sometime after I graduated in 1961, the practice died out. Then in the 1980’s, Lorna Koehn, a member of the American Legion Auxiliary brought back the Memorial Day Celebration in […]

May 18th, 2018 by Gary Osberg

Yesterday was the first day that the earth worms were out on the parking lot and the sidewalks on campus. The smell of earth worms brings memories of fishing. The annual Osberg fishing trip is 3 weeks from tomorrow. The opener was last Saturday and I did not participate. I have never been one for […]

May 16th, 2018 by Gary Osberg

The second week of my two week vacation started with a trip to Anthem to visit Mary and Roger.  Mary was the MPR Senior Account Executive in Rochester for many years.  They spend their winters in Anthem, Arizona and their summers on a lake in Wisconsin.  The best of both worlds.  One fly showed up […]

May 4th, 2018 by Gary Osberg

Two weeks in Arizona was awesome.  This was the first time I have taken a two week vacation since 1976.  Brother Bill and my sister Kathie and husband Duaine were awesome hosts.  They both bought homes in Sun City West at the right time.  Kathie and Duaine have lived in Granite Falls since 1965 and […]