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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.

Tosa KrautSpiel Is a Gas

Gas Pains, Just For Fun, Personal, Terrific Cooking, Tosa Curling, Tosa Events

Tosa has been home to curling since 1920 - making the Wauwatosa Curling Club one of the oldest in Wisconsin.

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Scoring the Tosa Mayoral Forums - Second Installment

Gas Pains, Just For Fun, Politics-Tosa, Public Policy, Tosa Events

Three Forums so far - good ones I might add.

The February 21st forum conducted by the West Suburban Chamber of Commerce has had the largest turnout.  The questions were good.

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Alderman Grimm Pays a Visit

Girlfriend, Hunt'n, Politics-Tosa, Strange But True

So last Sunday afternoon I returned home from hunting with girlfriend - exhausted.  Looking forward to putting my feet-up, I strip down to my long johns and stretch-out in a comfortable chair to read the papers.  

Ding Dong  

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Joeythelovesponge For Mayor - Yikes, Look Out!

Friends, Gas Pains, Just For Fun, Politics-Other, Strange But True, Tosa Personalities

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Scoring the Tosa Mayoral Forums - Third Installment

Gas Pains, Just For Fun, Politics-Tosa, Public Policy, Tosa Events

The final organized Public Forum devoted to Tosa's mayoral race was held on Thursday, March 13th.  I was there and it was excellent.  I was told that approximately 120 people attended.

The students at Tosa East and Tosa West along with WauwatosaNOW deserve a big hand for all of their hard work in making this happen. 

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Exorcising the Winter Blues - Part 4

Just For Fun, Outdoors

Can't you just anticipate spring waiting to be sprung tomorrow?

With spring practically here summer is not far behind.

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Tosa Mayoral Race and the Ordering of Priorities

Politics-Tosa, Public Policy, Rubbish

The Joint Committee on the Preparation of the Comprehensive City Plan is the group charged with reviewing the city's master plan on a regular basis.

You know - the vision thing that's been bandied-about in the four public mayoral forums.

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Mayoral Finance Reports

Politics-Tosa, Rubbish

In keeping with my practice of performing a valuable public service I have saved all of you a trip to City Hall and $5.00 in copying costs.

Here are the candidate's campaign finance reports.

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The Mummy's Curse

Gas Pains, Politics-Tosa

I have been away.

Upon my return to Tosa I was thrilled to learn that I had received my very own personal copy of campaign muck - Authorized and paid for by Tosans for Responsible Government, Stanley L. Zurawski, Sr. Treasurer - as an unbiased and ostensibly independent supporter of the Didier for Mayor Campaign.

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