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.

Merry Christmas

Christmas, Blogging About The Blog, Labrador Retrievers

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Whitetail Deer, Poachers, Antler Porn

I’m sure that by now you’ve read or heard the story about the killing of a whitetail deer colloquially known as Bow Tie.  I’ve taken countless pictures of whitetail deer and have purposefully avoided naming any of them.  Partly because they’re wild (and are best treated as wild) but mostly because the animal might find its way to my dinner plate.  I refuse to dine upon something I know on a first name basis.  But I digress.

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Deer Camp 2015 - The Ridiculous

Deer Camp, Hunting, Friends, Butchering, Terrific Cooking

Small camp for a late season antlerless gun hunt – just me and (clockwise from left) Six Deuce, New Guy and La Diabla Roja.

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Deer Camp 2015 - A New Record

Deer Camp, Friends, Hunting, Deer

Deer camp has been reconstituted for an extended weekend with a late season antlerless gun hunt.  The goal being to put a dent in the peninsula's burgeoning deer herd.

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Deer Camp 2015 - The Pause That Refreshes

Deer Camp, Hunting, Friends, Deer, Random Musings and Idle Chit Chat, Traditions

The pause that refreshes - the Coca-Cola slogan that first appeared in 1929.  And while Wisconsin's nine day gun season closed as dusk descended today it isn't over - it is merely paused.

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