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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.

Random Musings and Idle Chit Chat

Critters, Governor Walker

Last Sunday after I heard about the ruckus at the Mayfair Mall I thought maybe I should blog about it.

My pal Karen did instead.  The upside of this is now I can comment all I want over there on her blog.  After she did all the heavy lifting.  Thank you Karen.

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A Public Service Announcement

Gas Pains

I was speaking with someone over at The Mothership the other day and wasn't at all surprised to learn that WauwatosaNOW continues to be the most popular of all of the community websites.

I was also told that the collection of bloggers here happens to garner more readers than any of the other NOW sites as well.

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There Is Your Dagger!

Go - Pack

The Packers beat Philly at the last moment with a stunning end zone interception by Tramon Williams.

You're probably thinking that this had everything to do with superior play calling, a reemerging  running game and a brilliant defense.

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Guess the Critter

Guess the critter

One of the nice things about all of the fresh snow we're getting is that there are plenty of opportunities to find fresh critter tracks.

This critter can travel using a variety of gaits - walk, trot, lope or gallop.  It usually travels in a direct register gait. 

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Friday Morning Music

Popular Culture

What better way to start your weekend than with this really nice acoustic piece by Patty Griffin...

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There Is Your Dagger!

Go - Pack

I snapped this shot of Aaron Rodgers leaving a Packer practice in August of 2007.

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Friday Morning Music

Popular Culture

It's the start of the weekend people.

Get out your dancing shoes and shake it up with Eli 'Paperboy' Reed and The True Loves!

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There is Your Dagger!

Go - Pack

The first dagger was B.J. Raji's interception for a fourth quarter touchdown. 

Then the Bears' Lance Briggs intercepts a ball that ricochets off of the foot of Donald Driver.  The Bears have the momentum with minutes left to play. 

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Friday Morning Music

Popular Culture

Start your weekend with a change-up.

I think this might almost be better than the original. 

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Tosa's Changing Landscape

Tosa History, Technology

My pal NewGuy knows that I enjoy history and technology - so he sent me a link to a new web-based service that some of you might want to take a couple of hours to explore. take a big chunk of your valuable day to explore.

It's called the Wisconsin Historic Aerial Image Finder.

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