June 27th, 2024 by Gary Osberg

“Happiness is a warm puppy”. Charles Schulz.     “Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” is written into the Constitution of the United States of America. In the February 27, 2006, issue of The New Yorker there was an article on pursuing happiness. It turns out that by nature we have been hardwired to emphasize the negative. […]

June 20th, 2024 by Gary Osberg

Johnny Appleseed was an American pioneer nurseryman who planted apple trees in large parts of the eastern United States and Ontario. He became an American legend while still alive, due to his kind, generous ways, his leadership in conservation, and the symbolic importance that he attributed to apples.  Source: Wikipedia About 10 years ago Peter Gillitzer, along […]

June 14th, 2024 by Gary Osberg

The annual Osberg Men’s Fishing Trip at Holly’s Resort on Otter Tail Lake was awesome.  I stayed in the cabin until Friday morning. Then, just like last year, our guide Randin Olson, my son Erik, my grandson Walleye Willie and I headed for the secret lake.  One of 1,048 lakes in Otter Tail County. I didn’t […]