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.

Gas Pains is Closing Down and Going Dark

Blogging About The Blog

It's time to pull the plug on the old blog, wrap things-up, put the keyboard to alternate use and shutter the shop.  It's the end of the trail.  The following arrived in my inbox last week.

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Eagle Watch

Bald Eagles, Biology, Family, American Eagle Foundation

You might want to bookmark this site. Live streaming video of the bald eagle family.

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A Wee Bit O'Blarney

Saint Patrick, Family, Religion, Popular Culture, Refreshing Adult Beverage, Snakes

Did St. Patrick really chase the snakes out of Ireland? 

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Primary Funnies

Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, Politics, Strange But True


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The Monster

Monsters, Politics, Poison

The monster - an assemblage of odd body parts and suffused with a jaundiced hue - is animated by bluster and ego speaks in the vernacular and cadence of a second grader.  The monster’s narrative is laced with anger, xenophobia, undertones of racism, demagoguery, cultural and class insecurities.  The monster’s mastery of manipulation, guile and distain for the truth is manifest.

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