Tom grew up in Milwaukee, bartended in Wauwatosa in the '70s and moved here in 1984.
Commentary, observations and musings about the outdoors, life in general and maybe Tosa politics and personalities will be the order of the day. He savors a lively debate as much as terrific cooking.
In January of 1990 I experienced a life-altering event.
I had a bad accident engaging in a seemingly fun winter sport -
What about the possibility of $10 a gallon gasoline?
Gardening season is almost upon us and I have the itch really bad.
I love to garden - so much so - I have cultivated what others have characterized as my Vast Garden.
Did you ever Google yourself?
You know - plugging your name into Google and searching to see what you get.
By now you've heard about the Emerald Ash Borer - EAB for short.
EAB is a non-native insect - an exotic Asian gift courtesy of global commerce that likely traveled stateside in a wooden packing crate.
Here it is. I admit it. I know absolutely nothing about The American Idol.
Sometimes I think I am the last person on the planet that hasn't had my cultural pedigree enhanced by this phenomenon.
EDIT - Added a couple of addittional pictures.
This past winter I was busy building nest boxes for my feathered friends so I figured I should share with you what's happening with my subsidized housing tenants.