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.
Tiring of the snowy weather?
Grumbling about the heating bills?
Fed-up with the salt all over your car, your shoes, your clothing?
Are you just-plain growing weary of winter?
Got spring and summer on your mind?
Take heart as the days are growing longer - slowly but surely.
This is the first of a short series of Wednesday morning postings to test your knowledge of the natural plant and animal world.
Warm-up your search engines.
You can post as many answers as many times as you want.
Get your kids involved.
There are no rules.
There are no prizes.
Here we go....
Can you identify these early spring arrivals:
Post your answers below.
I'll reveal the correct answers at the end of the week.