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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.

This House is for the Birds

Chores, Conservation, Nest Boxes, Song Birds

My 88 readers know that I am a big fan of song birds.  Over the last couple of decades I have been building and installing nest boxes on our farm to provide a home for the cavity-nesting birds such as house wrens, tree swallows, bluebirds and so-forth.  One of the rites of spring is cleaning, repairing and installing replacement nest boxes. 

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Mud Season

Labrador Retrievers, Mud Season, Odds and Ends.Stinky Dogs

Wow!  Does it stink!  Whew, those dogs have really got their stink on.  Let's get going and get some air moving thru here.  Sheesh!

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Friday Morning Music

Friday Morning Music, Mark Knopfler, Our Shangri-La, Perfectly Good Guitar

Mellow into your weekend with this perfectly done Mark Knopfler tune.

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Tree Hugger

Bragging Rights, Odds and Ends, Sustainable Forestry

This is interesting.

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Friday Morning Music

Friday Morning Music, JJ Cale, Devil In Disguise

Start your rockabilly weekend with this upbeat tune by John Weldon Cale.

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