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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.

Friday Morning Humor

Friday Morning Music, Humor, Tim Hawkins

Start your weekend with a chuckle.

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Gun Culture

Firearms, Popular Culture, Random Musings and Idle Chit Chat, Schutzenfest

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Friday Morning Music

Friday Morning Music, Wilson Pickett, Tom Jones, Hey Jude, Walk Down Memory Lane

Been channeling some more of the Muscle Shoals Alabama connection lately.

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Achtung!

Barbecue, Firearms, Friends, Schutzenfest, Testosterone

Schützenfest
 
Translated as 'shooting festival' has been celebrated in German communities for about as long as there have been firearms and marksmen.  All the way back to the Middle Ages.  In its early history members of Milwaukee's German community celebrated their shooting prowess with their own shooting festival.  There were parades, bands, picnicking and the shooting.  And just like in the homeland the winner of the shooting competition was crowned the Schützenkönig (king of shooting) and reigned until the following year's competition.

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Me and the Girls

Labrador Retrievers, Life In Tosa, Rumors

Sort of a late post.  I chalk it up to busy.  Election day found me with a welcome opportunity to work from home and enjoy dog duty.

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