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Gas Pains

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.

Talk'n to the Dog

Girlfriend, Hunt'n

Labor Day. 

Girlfriend and I get up early and go for an extended walk before breakfast.

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The Garden Chronicles - Sweet Corn!

Fish'n, Gardening, Just For Fun, Outdoors, Terrific Cooking

A bit late but worth the wait. 

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Overnight Delivery - Guaranteed!

Roadside Curiosities

I was out riding my bicycle recently and stumbled-upon what might possibly be the US Postal Service's top-secret, express mail delivery system...

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The Garden Chronicles - Canning and Freezing

Gardening, Just For Fun, Terrific Cooking

Easy Salsa

Begin with the Secret Weapon.

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Deer Camp 2008 - Archery Season

Hunt'n, Outdoors, Politics-Other

Wisconsin's archery season for deer opened on Saturday, September 12th.

I missed last year's opener.  Nonetheless - the archery hunt was pretty good for me.  I killed two deer - within minutes - the first time out.  Let me tell you - that was followed by one heckuva birthday party.  It is not likely I'll repeat that performance anytime soon. 

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The Garden Chronicles - Memories

Family, Gardening, Just For Fun, Terrific Cooking

One of my fondest memories from childhood is of the big family garden behind our garage.

Dad built a cold frame and topped it with an old storm door.  He showed me how to sow the seeds for the garden while winter still threatened an icy blast.

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Gas Pains Relief

Go Brewers, Hunt'n, Outdoors

It's been an interesting couple of weeks with the day job.  Long days and late hours.

Finally time for some R&R.

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It's a Kid's Life

Family, Just For Fun, Outdoors

Have any of you ever had a favorite uncle or aunt?

You know what I mean - the man or woman in your formative years that sort of filled some of the gaps. 

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One Year of Gas Pains

Gas Pains, Politics-Other

Today is the one-year anniversary of this blogging experiment.

Can you imagine having gas pains for an entire year? 

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