July 29th, 2022 by Gary Osberg

Last Sunday, a Celebration of Life was held for Robert E. Andrews at the Des Moines Country Club.  My beautiful niece Logan and Chris got married on Saturday and I had a graduation party to attend on Sunday, so I could not be there.  I am blessed with an older sister and four younger brothers.  […]

July 22nd, 2022 by Gary Osberg

What a glorious summer day!  Yesterday was even nicer.  The winds switched to the north.  One of the many blessings of living in Minnesota is that on occasion, we get a bit of cooler and dryer air from Canada during the summer months. My daughter’s garden in Upsala is doing great.  The Yukon Gold potatoes […]

July 15th, 2022 by Gary Osberg

Fisher’s Club is a restaurant next to a city owned swimming beach on the north shore of Middle Spunk Lake in Avon, Minnesota. George “Showboat” Fisher was a major league baseball player from 1922 until 1932. He played for the Washington Senators and the St. Louis Cardinals. He was 33 years old when he opened Fisher’s […]

July 12th, 2022 by Gary Osberg

In the summer of 1955 I was 11 years old and we were living in St. Louis Park. My mother signed me up for bible camp.  I have no recollection of where it was other than “up north”.   I got so home sick, that an older couple was enlisted to drive me to Upsala and […]

July 1st, 2022 by Gary Osberg

The 38th annual Hagstrom/Osberg Golf Open, H2O, will be held tomorrow at the Little Falls Country Club. My mother’s sister, Leone, Auntie to me, married Duane Hagstrom, co-owner of Hagstrom Chevrolet in Upsala, Minnesota. Between the two families there were 10 cousins. Auntie’s youngest, Kevin, is a very good golfer and for many years he and […]