The best Oscar yet!
son, soccer player, basketball player, video gamer, pop corn gobbler, brother, inner tuber, reader, chess player & dirty dasher
Oscar 1 was born Oscar Larson. Unfortunately, there were multiple guys with the same name in Minnesota. The post masters were repeatedly messing up his mail so he changed his last name.
He was born in the US, but his family originally from
Myrehagen, Drammen, Norway
He became the first Oscar Myre.
We like our name.
People often mis-spell it, but they rarely forget it.
Volunteers Brian Thompson, Ryan McIrvan and Dorian Colling were huddled over a phone Saturday morning, comparing notes with serious tones: “It’s coming.” “It’s almost here.” “I wasn’t expecting it until after 10.” With parkrunners already on the trail, the clouds gathered and grew darker, and the finish line volunteers braced for impact. “It’s happening again.” In Seattle, weather watching is a […]
“I brought some friends!” As volunteer Rob Gubas joined the crew assembled at our gathering spot, he introduced a father and son duo. “Hi, we’re Oscar 3 & 4,” said the son, pointing to his Dad, then himself. “Welcome to parkrun! How do you know Rob?” asked Co-Event Director, Kortney Thoma. With a grin on his face, Rob interjected, “Oh, we just met in the […]
Three generations of Oscar Myres get together for a photo at Oscar V’s first soccer game, coached by Oscar III and IV. (And yes, they won.) By Joe Grove firstname.lastname@example.org Singer Shirley Ellis introduced the country to “The Name Game” with her “Bonana fanna fo” rime scheme designed to turn any name into a poem. […]