Category Archives: 2011 March

Tom’s Tidbits- Get to know the Koch brothers, if you can stomach it.

Greetings! We have all heard of the Koch brothers by now but how much do you really know about them, their money, how they got it and how they use it? I consider the Koch Industries as enemies of the … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Bottom-of-the-box crushed cracker pork

Surprise your family with this easy recipe. Great as a tasty appetizer or add a few sides for a mouth-watering main dish. Kids never seem to tire of this recipe, my nieces and nephews love it every time! Ingredients: 1 … Continue reading

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Health Notes- Neotame is a new spin on toxic AminoSweet. Love it, eat it.

Monsanto, one of the corporate juggernauts responsible for bringing us the things that now pass for food, is back with something new.  With their patent running out on Aspertame (see our News to Make You Furious article “Nothing Sweet about … Continue reading

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A REAL Look Under The Hood Our proprietary Inspection Process is one reason we’re different.

The Auto Repair Industry is full of “free inspections”.  “Deals” like free brake inspections, free safety inspections, or the classic “free multipoint inspection” abound.  In most cases these inspections are superficial or otherwise less-than-complete.  Although there are some good inspection … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- The Sellwood Bridge wins an award. No joke!

The lowest rated bridge in the country has been recently honored by the Oregon chapter of American Council of Engineering Companies for engineering excellence. Not for its current condition, of course, but for the reconstruction and planning phase by Colorado-based … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Why don’t we pave the lot or wash your car?

For this month’s Shop Talk, we thought we’d let you look over our shoulders at a letter we wrote to one of our clients.  You probably know about the comment cards we leave in each vehicle after service.   (Please fill … Continue reading

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Popcorn Shorts- How Fast Are We All Becoming Stupid?

Did you know the amount of technical information is doubling every 2 years?  This means that for a student starting a 4-year technical degree HALF of what they learn in their first year of study will be outdated by their … Continue reading

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Popcorn Shorts- Archive Pictures Of Old Sellwood

PdxHistory.com is a portal into the past, as immortalized in post cards and pictures. Starting with a few glimpses into Portland History and that of the Oregon Coast, the experiment has grown to include a glimpse into the past for places … Continue reading

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Popcorn Shorts- How To Be A Lie Detector

OK, you know the joke… “How can you tell when a politician’s lying?  His lips are moving!”  While that will guarantee success in 99% of politicians, there are other people in our lives, and they might lie as well.  How … Continue reading

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Popcorn Shorts- How Many People Have Died In Bush’s Wars?

It’s been going on for years now, and the end isn’t in sight.  But how many people have actually died in Afghanistan and Iraq?  Not just American soldiers, but soldiers from other countries, contractors, journalists, or civilians?  Here’s a site … Continue reading

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