A Message From Bill December 2020

A Message From Bill December 2020

I hope this December finds you well, and you had a great Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday.  Family, friends, food, and a little football! However, this year was very different for my family, as I’m sure it was for yours. It was the first time in my life that I did not…

6 Generations Changing with the Times

6 Generations Changing with the Times

 I remember taking walks earlier this year in March and April, pulling my 2 and 4-year-old kids behind me in a wagon. These were the early days of the pandemic during the initial lockdown. The walks were quiet. The roads seemed empty – well almost empty… The exception was: USPS, FedEx, UPS, and the now…

Holiday 2020 Puzzle Buyer’s Guide

Holiday 2020 Puzzle Buyer’s Guide

Puzzle season and the holidays are just around the corner! This means we have been getting more & more puzzles each week. We’re going to talk about some of the coolest new puzzle lines lining the shelves at Oswald’s. This blog is breaking the new puzzles into sections: pop culture, Americana, Chicago, and tough puzzles.…

Featured Product: Nova Phoenix Rise UP Rollator

Featured Product: Nova Phoenix Rise UP Rollator

The Nova Phoenix Rise UP Rollator is the newest rolling walker from Nova. This rollator is specifically designed to help those with dexterity issues that affect the whole body—not just balance and leg issues. Even the name—Phoenix—relates to rising and moving forward. We recently got our hands on the new Nova Phoenix Rolling Walker. We…

Different Types of Protective Masks

Different Types of Protective Masks

With flu season starting soon (on top of COVID-19) we wanted to take a look at the different types of protective face masks and when to use them. Remember that face masks are not just for your protection—they are for the protection of everyone. Many people think that the ‘best’ type of mask to use…

The Differences Between Independent and Chain Pharmacies

The Differences Between Independent and Chain Pharmacies

I have been a pharmacist at Oswald’s Pharmacy since 2018. Most people don’t know that I actually used to work for a popular chain pharmacy before coming here. I was incredibly miserable there (as are most pharmacy staff members at chains), so I was very grateful to get a job at a local independent pharmacy.…

A Message From Bill September 2020

A Message From Bill September 2020

We were doing some rearranging in my office a few weeks ago and discovered a whole bunch of old pictures, advertisements, and paraphernalia. I’m sure I have looked through this before but most of it I don’t remember. Seeing as this year we are celebrating our 145th anniversary I figured I better start scanning this…