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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.

An income tax form is like a laundry list...

Gas Pains, Taxation

...either way you lose your shirt.  -Fred Allen

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Friday Morning Music

Friday Morning Music, Bob Dylan, Lay lady Lay, Jedd Hughes

Start your weekend with a particulary nice cover of Bob Dylan's Lay Lady Lay by Jedd Hughes... 

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Wascally Weasel

Critters, Mink, Outdoor Hobbies, Trail Camera

Suspicions are confirmed.  This past winter I found the footprints of this critter on the snow-covered ice of the creek.  It's a member of the weasel family. From a couple of years ago some grainy infrared images taken with a trail camera.   And from a week and a half ago a decent daytime photo of Mustela vison

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Friday Morning Music

Friday Morning Music, Lucinda Williams, Protection

Start of the weekend.

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Rites of Spring

Changing of the Seasons, Erik Larson, Random Musings and Idle Chit Chat, Reading List, Wauwatosa Public Library Foundation

The vagaries of spring weather sure make for an interesting use of one’s personal time.  This past weekend was alternately strikingly cold with a cloudless sky, followed by a blustery, wet and generally dank period – which was followed by a day of sun, scattered clouds and temps in the mid-50s.

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