Category Archives: 2011 May

What Now Toons for May, 2011

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Popcorn Shorts- A Conference for Tech Creatives

What do you get when you combine geeks, makers, hackers, entrepreneurs, students, journalists, thinkers, builders, and assorted techy creatives for two days?  We have no idea, and neither do the organizers of Barcamp Portland, May 20 and 21 at the … Continue reading

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Tom’s Tidbits- I’d accept Exceptionalism, except…

Being far from the ideal human I try to be humble and leave the smallest possible wake behind me. I’m troubled by displays of arrogance; especially ignorant, hollow, stubborn arrogance.  The next time you hear descriptions of America as “the … Continue reading

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Naomi’s Organic Farm Supply- Good neighbor wants to stay in the neighborhood

If you’ve ever driven down Tacoma Street towards McLoughlin Boulevard, you’ve seen the “baby chicks” sign right before you hit the McLoughlin overpass.  If you’ve never turned off to see the chicks then you’ve missed an opportunity to see Naomi’s … Continue reading

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Electricity in a Box- The Shocking Truth About Your Car’s Battery

If you’ve used our Tom Dwyer Client Shuttle, you’ve probably met Jeff Anderson, the main shuttle driver.   The shuttle van is often a source of lively conversation, about life, politics, and sometimes even cars, so Jeff knows what many of … Continue reading

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Support an Oregon State Bank!

EXTRA- Check out our Oregon Bank Page here, with more information and links to get involved! Oregon has long been known as a legislative leader.  Our Gas Tax, Beach Bill, Family Leave Bill, Bottle Bill, and more have gone on … Continue reading

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Tech Spotlight- Michael McNeil

It’s said that if you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.  That means Michael McNeil, although he seems like one of our hardest workers and best techs, isn’t really working at all. “I absolutely … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Planning for summer trips makes a difference.

Summer driving season is on the way, and you may be one of the many people who are planning at least one summer road trip.  If you are, you’re probably also planning on having your vehicle checked before you hit … Continue reading

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Health Notes- Industrial milk… does it do a body good?

Swilling milk from the carton again? You look over your shoulder to if any one caught you.  You may have gotten away with breaking the house rules, but you might be guilty of something else. On the side of the … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Grilled Tuna & Marinated Cucumber Salad

Grill season is almost here!  My wife and I love this recipe when we’re in the mood for something light.  It serves two, but you can always double up if you’re expecting guests. ¼ cup teriyaki sauce ¼ cup fresh … Continue reading

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