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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.

September Madness!

Economics, Just For Fun

Here are the key match-ups in this year's great economic tournament.

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The Disappointment of Sarah? (Post Debate Update)

Politics-Other, Strange But True

I learned something new this week when a colleague introduced me to the term word salad.

If you go to the all-knowing internet you will learn that this is defined as a string of words that vaguely resembles language, and may or may not be grammatically correct, but is utterly meaningless. 

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Class Reunion - Updated

Family, Odds and Ends, Tosa Events, Tosa Trivia

The Tosa East Red Raiders hosted Brookfield East at Hart Park last Saturday - defeating the Spartans (37-35) in the Raider's homecoming with a fourth quarter rally.

The class of 1968 was there to cheer them on.

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Guess The Critter

Guess the critter

My wife spied this adorable little fella on the garden hose.

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Ladies and Gentlemen Take my Advice...

Tosa Curling, Tosa Trivia

...pull down your pants and slide on the ice.

With all due respect to the sage advice of Dr. Sidney Freedman from the television series M*A*S*H* - please keep your pants on.

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Not Your Ordinary Type of Theft

Gas Pains, Politics-Other, Strange But True, Tosa Tall Tale

Yeah. I'll bet you're thinking someone swiped my Obama yard sign.  


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Grills Gone Wild Meets Deer Camp

Friends, Hunt'n, Outdoors, Smile For The Trail Cam, Terrific Cooking

Fall has arrived.

You're probably thinking - Doesn't this guy own a calendar to remind himself of when fall begins?

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Gas Pains Captures a Creepy Apparition in the Woods - It Is Not Joe the Plumber

Guess the critter, Hunt'n, Politics-Other, Smile For The Trail Cam, Strange But True

'Tis the season to be jolly, fa, la, la, la, la... 

What?  You ask.  Kris Kringle?  Already? 

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Tosa Trivia

Tosa Trivia

Happy Monday.

Here's a three-part trivia question.

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Dancing With the Stars

Just For Fun, Odds and Ends, Politics-Other, Strange But True

This arrived in the mailbag today.

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