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.
Last weekend I set out on an annual summer pilgrimage - my 16th consecutive one - riding the Scenic Shore 150 on behalf of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Wisconsin. This is a two-day bike trek from Mequon to Sturgeon Bay that raises funds for blood related cancer research and patient services.
Back in the good-old-days medical treatments were simple and straight-forward. Opiates and alcohol were the pharmaceuticals of choice - sometimes concocted in interesting combinations. The practice of bloodletting - a procedure to relieve the body of the ill humors - was immensely popular.
Here it is. I admit it. I know absolutely nothing about The American Idol.
Spring is sprung, love is in the air and I have a second period spring turkey permit for Zone 34.
Tosa has been home to curling since 1920 - making the Wauwatosa Curling Club one of the oldest in Wisconsin.
A recent commentator to this blog quite reasonably suggested the following:
The Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters held their annual Conservation Lobby Day in Madison on Wednesday.
Friday night a buddy calls me with the news (make that a notification) that we're going pheasant hunt'n on Sunday.
Fellow Community Voice - Family Guy (Peter Hart) has broached a topic rather near and dear to my heart.
Rain today. Nothing moving - not even the chickadees or woodpeckers. An altogether appropriate day to cut-up deer.
Last weekend I had an opportunity to participate in some outstanding upland bird hunting.
The rather animated discussion about global warming being held on the TTS took-off on a weird tangent this afternoon.