September 25th, 2020 by Gary Osberg

“Look for the silver lining”   COVID 19 has changed just about everything.  For an extravert like myself, it has been no fun at all.  However, this year a lot of local events are being shared worldwide.  The 14th annual Eugene McCarthy Lecture is virtual this year. Today at 2pm you can go to the McCarthy […]

September 18th, 2020 by Gary Osberg

On September 15, 1973 I attended an auction on the north side of Cedar Lake west of Upsala. Agnes Olson was selling her small farm and moving to Cambridge. Gust and Agnes had lived there for many years. They were both teachers in Cambridge and I don’t think they had any children. Things had just […]

September 11th, 2020 by Gary Osberg

It has been seven years since Auntie passed. There are many stories to tell about Auntie, but my favorite comes from her son Kevin. They had been visiting Kevin’s uncle in Alexandria and Kevin told Auntie that he wanted to get back to Upsala so he could watch the Preakness horse race on television. The […]

September 11th, 2020 by Gary Osberg

This week I am sharing a press release with a quote from Brother Paul-Vincent about a very special show coming this fall from the students from Saint John’s Preparatory School. I will be sure to let you know the date of the performances.  Have a safe Labor Day weekend. In 2008, through an exceptional turn […]