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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.


Animal Tracks, Critters, Leave No Child Indoors, Winter Sports

If you're looking for something fun to occupy yourself or yourself and the children out of doors this winter find yourself some fresh snow and look for animal tracks.  Snow makes for the absolute best of tracking conditions.

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Friday Morning Music

Friday Morning Music, The Hold Steady, Almost Everything

Start the weekend with this really nice acoustic set from The Hold Steady.

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Forest Exploration Center and the Zoo Interchange Project

Forest Exploration Center, Infrastructure Improvements, Sustainable Forestry, Life In Tosa, Zoo Interchange Project

In November of last year the Forest Exploration Center (FEC) saw work commence on the 67 acre FEC property just north of the Eschweilers off of Swan Boulevard.  Clearing operations were completed for a contractor staging location.  And the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) continued to move forward with their efforts to obtain the remaining approvals needed to proceed with clearing the entrance road for the FEC.  You can learn more about the background and history of this project here.

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Critters, Chores, Sustainable Forestry, Trail Camera, Winter Sports

Winter chores on the tree farm this weekend.  Which means putting on some foot miles performing corrective pruning on the oaks.

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Friday Morning Music

Friday Morning Music, Dierks Bentley, Riser, Perfectly Good Guitar

Start of the weekend listeners/viewers and this is a terrific artist to launch your weekend-with.

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