Category Archives: 2011 April

Popcorn Shorts- Big Brother has his EyePhone on you

Apple made a splash in the news this month with their iPhone 4.  This time it wasn’t the stunning design or the cool new apps, it was the fact that Apple continually tracks and records the location of your iPhone.  … Continue reading

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April Fools!

Greetings!  You’re probably here for one of several reasons… 1) You are interested in supporting the Intellectual Deficit Equalization Act 2) You heard our “Corporate Auto Service Wonderland” spot from KPOJ   3) Your read one of our newsletter articles … Continue reading

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Tom’s Tidbits- Imprisoning the messenger- more on Bradley Manning

Greetings!  The “Rule of Law” has been under attack in this country intensely since 2000.  As citizens we might no longer be treated as we have grown to expect. One of the key constitutional protections lost with the introduction of … Continue reading

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Keith’s “What NOW?” Toon of the Month

You can only see it here…

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Movie Fans, Here’s Your Chance! Help us stand out at the Moreland Theater

We try to be pretty selective with our advertising.  Aside from KPOJ and the Sellwood Bee, we don’t appear in a lot of typical venues and we try to restrict ourselves to unusual places or supporting events and organizations.  One … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Why do we charge for diagnostic time?

There is a world of difference between a free estimate for known repairs and a diagnostic procedure for difficult, intermittent or technical problems. Accurate diagnosis of your vehicle’s troubles is imperative for precise estimates and to be able to provide … Continue reading

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Report from the VFP rally- Hundreds marched, no one cared. Success?

(by Charles Letherwood)    On March 19, Tom Dwyer Automotive was a proud endorser of the Veteran’s For Peace Rally commemorating the 8th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq.  I was there on behalf of the company, and I’d like to … Continue reading

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D.I.Y. Auto Maintenance Tips- A HOME TEST for halogen fluid!

Don’t pay dealer prices! There’s an easy home test for your halogen headlight fluid! Halogen headlights are much brighter than regular headlights, but do you know why?  And, more importantly, do you know how to check this critical safety system … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon

12 ozs of bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces 5 large garlic cloves, minced 1 cup whipping cream 1 cup half and half 2 large egg yolks ½teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 cups grated Fontina cheese (abt 8 oz) 1 ½cups grated … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- You’ll never believe THIS…

We weren’t even going to have a bridge update this month.  Although the Sellwood won the design process award last month, we’re all mostly in a holding pattern waiting for the design to finish and the construction to start.  Then, … Continue reading

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