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.
That's what I remember of it. It's been rattling around in my brain for the better part of four and a half decades. Princes and Potentates. As a wise guy teenager I got a real charge out of that.
Start the new year with some R&B. Southside Johnny covering Down Home Girl...
It occurred to me on the drive home from the day job last night that Gas Pains is more than six years old. That’s a lot of opinionating, hunting and fishing tales, foibles, trouble-making, stories, finger pointing, recipes and music over the old interweb. There have been apologies too. Just try posting an April fool’s joke sometime. You do so at your own peril. Sometimes I think people take things too seriously.
In an earlier life I was reliably Republican. I even contributed to the reelection of President Ronald Reagan. I admired Reagan. He practiced the fine art of cutting a deal - which is good governance. And he fashioned a big tent for the GOP.