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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.

Visualize Whirled Peas

Backyard Homesteading, Growing Your Own Vegetables, Whirled Peas

Yeah.  I know.  A groaner.  But actually a 90's band from Austin, TX.

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The Garden Chronicles

Growing Your Own Vegetables, Backyard Homesteading

Quick update on the garden.

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How To Make Pickled Beets

Canning Your Own Food, Dangerous Kitchen Experiments, Growing Your Own Vegetables

On July fourth I pulled-up my pea plants.  They were on the down-side of producing and the heat finished them-off.  I'll plant a second crop closer to fall when things cool down. I also picked the first of the beets.  And we've been picking them ever since.

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The Garden Chronicles

Backyard Homesteading, Gardening, Growing Your Own Vegetables, Guy Stuff. Potatoes

Jill says that this year's garden has been the most productive ever.  Judging from the volume of produce that has all of a sudden materialized I am inclined to believe her.

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