August 31st, 2018 by Gary Osberg

Using a football analogy, today is the first day of the 4th quarter of my life.  I came into this world at St. Gabriel’s Hospital in Little Falls late on the afternoon on August 30, 1943.  The chances of my getting into “overtime” are not great, however my mother’s mother, Grandma Ramlo, lived to the […]

August 24th, 2018 by Gary Osberg

  My granddaughter, Kaylin Marie, is a partner in a new venture that provides promotional products.  T shirts and stuff.  Zygoatian LLC is located on Main Street in Isle, Minnesota.  On Tuesday I left the cabin in Aitkin and traveled on a road that I had never traveled on before to visit the store.  I […]

August 10th, 2018 by Gary Osberg

I am a recovering entrepreneur. I couldn’t work for the man, I had to be the man. Every one of my attempts failed. Early in my career, I read an article in an in-flight magazine. I learned that 25% of the population are “risk-takers”. All of the entrepreneurs come out of this group as do […]

August 3rd, 2018 by Gary Osberg

On Monday I will be in a foursome at the Bob Nicol Memorial in Richmond.  This week we buried a member of “The Greatest Generation”.  Bob lived to celebrate his 103rd birthday in April.  He was the founder of the St. Cloud Sertoma Club, serving as its first President.  He faithfully attended weekly meetings until […]