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.
My daughter and her beau were recently married here in Tosa.
You might be thinking "what's so remarkable about that?"
Here's some more Tosa Trivia coming at ya.
On the southeast corner of 76 and Center Streets is situated a Walgreens.
Last weekend I had an opportunity to participate in some outstanding upland bird hunting.
Girlfriend and I traveled to South Dakota with eight other guys and five additional dogs for three days of hunting. We rented a house in Doland - population 305. The local economy is agriculture and hunting.
Wisconsin's gun deer opener is Saturday.
A successful fall bow hunt has already yielded two deer for my freezer - an abundant harvest. The edge is off and I've earned a couple of buck tags.
Wisconsin’s deer gun hunt is one of the most exciting times of the year for many residents, but it is important for everyone to follow the rules and regulations for gun deer season so that everyone stays safe in the woods. Here are some answers to the 10 more frequently asked questions:
I arrived last night around 11 PM. Stoked the wood burner and unwound with a book and the Cowboy Junkies playing softly in the background.
Errands today include grocery shopping for the crew, testing the temperature and Ph of the outdoor hot tub, fetching the memory chip from the trail camera to see what's been going-on over the past week, and securing a new ladder stand along the creek.
Up at 4:30 AM. We scarf coffee, oatmeal and donuts. We head-out in the dark to settle into our stands long before sunrise.
It's balmy 32 degrees, winds from the north and snow flurries.
Back at it. Out in the stands before sun-up. Cold - 28 degrees and so still you can hear a pin drop.
Screech owls calling back and forth.
Rain today. Nothing moving - not even the chickadees or woodpeckers. An altogether appropriate day to cut-up deer.
First things first. Breakfast of fried bologna, eggs and toast. Yum.
I received an email from the Mothership recently with an elaboration of policy for MyCommunityNOW.com Blogs.
While it has not been a problem with commentary to any of my posts it is probably worth noting that all of us Community Voices have to be mindful of personal attacks, insults, threats; ethnic, racial, religious or sexual slurs; or other hateful conversation. Any comments falling under that category, or otherwise crosses the line, will be deleted.
Up before sunrise with the best of intentions.
A blast of cold and steady rain in the face convinced me to return to bed.
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone. We live in a great country and have much to be grateful-for.
17 degrees yesterday. Fingers stopped working.
Hunting has been slow.
On Friday my wife and I decided that the only deer I should shoot would be a doe for the food pantry or a trophy for the wall.