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.
I've been planting.
And I can hardly wait for fresh veggies to hit the table.
I like homemade soup - don't you?
And I'm always on the lookout for a good soup recipe.
If you clean a mess of fish there is a really good way to recycle all of the heads, guts and stuff that's left after you have retrieved your valuable and tasty fillets.
You use it to bait crab traps.
Yesterday Girlfriend and I went for a walk in the woods.
It was a long meandering walk with the pooch following her nose.
Probably one of the most awesome guitar solos in the music kingdom...
On Tuesday of this week I took the opportunity to sneak out of the day job so that I could attend the Wauwatosa Public Library Foundation's Leadership Luncheon.
Six high school students from the community were recognized for their outstanding leadership achievements - and I was reminded of what a slacker I was in high school.
There has been an inch-plus of perfectly-timed rain in the past week.
Radishes, onions, peas, beets, cabbages, spinach, lettuces and peas (planted two weeks ago) are up and looking good.
One of the problems with being on vacation is trying to figure out where your next meal is coming from.
I am being serious.
My computers speak to me.
If I receive voice mail a chipper female voice announces: You have voice mail.
I am a bit bummed-out.
Wilco's former multi-instrument talent Jay Bennett passed-away this week.