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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.

Raincoat Anyone?

Healthcare, Parenting, Popular Culture, Public Policy, Strange But True, Tosa Curling

I'm a little achy tonight.

I curled over at the Tosa Curling Club last night and tonight and I'm finally feeling it.  Getting in my groove.

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Tunneling Under Tosa

Technology, Impressive Construction Projects, Just For Fun

A week or so before deer camp I was driving down Bluemound Road on the way to the day job when I spied a curious piece of machinery. It was a gigantic tubular thing that had an equally giant (but festively-painted) cutting head. 

I’m thinking - It’s certainly not part of a rocket booster or a carnival ride. It’s probably a tunneling machine. 

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Observations From the Big Fat Middle

Politics-Tosa, Strange But True, The Big Fat Middle

How many of you remember this fella?

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Keeping the Green in Christmas

Conservation, Forestry, Economics

Yeah - you're thinking I'm going to rant about the commercialization of Christmas.

Only partly.

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Killing Time in the Kitchen

Dangerous Kitchen Experiments, Terrific Cooking

My wife and i have a pretty good thing going.  She likes to bake while I like to cook.

Baking is a tough business.  Yeasts, flours, soda and  powders all have to be administered in exacting doses.  Any deviation from the precise formulas and disaster is just around the  corner.

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Merry Christmas!

Gas Pains, Just For Fun

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Bring it On

Life In Tosa

One of the very first things I did when I moved to Tosa was to purchase a brand-new, shiny red Toro snow blower from the nice people over at Speedway Sales and Service on North Avenue.

That blower has thrown a pile of snow over the years.  Three houses and twenty-five years of snow. 

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Tuesday Morning Music

Popular Culture

Make like a monkey with this timeless classic...


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