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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.

Night Sky

Astronomy, Exploring the Night Sky, Technology

Jill and I recently went to a matinée with some friends to see the movie:  Gravity.  It was mostly my idea since I'm more of a sci-fi bent of mind.  While I don't think it's Academy Award material if you're a fan of action, drama, special effects, suspense and all things astronaut be sure to check it out.  You'll be entertained.

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Deer Camp

Critters, Deer Camp, Friends, Hunting, Technology

Braumeister, Smokey Joe and I spent a quality weekend bow hunting - last weekend.  We saw a pile of deer but nothing close enough to kill with a well-placed arrow.

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Tosa's Changing Landscape

Tosa History, Technology

My pal NewGuy knows that I enjoy history and technology - so he sent me a link to a new web-based service that some of you might want to take a couple of hours to explore. take a big chunk of your valuable day to explore.

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Tunneling Under Tosa

Technology, Impressive Construction Projects, Just For Fun

Here I am - underground - west of Highway 45 and somewhere below Wisconsin Lutheran College's practice field.  This tunnel is as big as a subway tube.  It is soaking wet with sucking goo everywhere and noisy.  It stinks a bit of diesel too.  But I'm used to that.

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Tunneling Under Tosa

Technology, Impressive Construction Projects, Just For Fun

A week or so before deer camp I was driving down Bluemound Road on the way to the day job when I spied a curious piece of machinery. It was a gigantic tubular thing that had an equally giant (but festively-painted) cutting head. 

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An Important Public Service Announcement

Public Policy, Representative Cullen, Senator Sullivan, Technology

Pack up the babies and grab the old ladies and everyone goes, 'cause everyone knows... -Neil Diamond, 1969

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