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.
Around Halloween time and the carving of the gourds what to do to put all of those pumpkin seeds to good use. All hands on deck. I call family-wide kitchen project. This is a universally-successful recipe but you need the correct gourd for the best of all results.
The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.