Category Archives: 2011 October

Tom’s Tidbits- Going Postal

Greetings! I conducted a personal survey of friends and family, asking “what do you think about the current situation with the post office?” Not one of the people I asked had any clue about the real story.  Most came up … Continue reading

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Keith Tucker’s October 2011 “What Now?!!” Toon

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News To Make You Furious- OCCUPY Movement Spreads To Portland

“News to Make You Furious” is usually about the appalling things going on around us that no one pays any attention to; things that should rightly run and scurry for the dark when light is shined on them.  However this … Continue reading

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Popcorn- Driving Laws by State

Whether you’re planning an out-of-state road trip or an out-of-state move, the vehicle laws of the other states probably fall pretty low on your list of priorities.  That is, until the flashing blue lights appear in your rearview mirror.  Having … Continue reading

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Popcorn- Free Fall Research Page

You decide to try skydiving for your birthday, but you get a little too excited and the last thing you see as you leave the plane is your instructor holding your forgotten parachute.  Oops!  Don’t worry, you’ve been to the … Continue reading

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Popcorn- Heat your house with a hair dryer

One of the best ways to reduce energy use is conservation, and people are catching on.  As just one example, about 80% of houses built after2000 have double or triple-pane energy-efficient windows, up from only 52% of homes built before … Continue reading

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Popcorn- Rainy Day Fun: Popsicle Stick Bombs

There are too many people with too much time on their hands, and too many of them post their doings to the Intertubes.  Sometimes, though, it’s pretty cool.  Next time your kids are looking for something to do on a … Continue reading

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Popcorn- Australia’s Evil Anti-Dwyer

We hope you know how hard we work for you to enjoy your experience with Tom Dwyer Automotive.  If you EVER have a complaint or suggestion for how we can improve, WE WANT TO KNOW.  Use the phone, email, snailmail, … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight- “Into the Buzzsaw: Leading Journalists Expose The Myth of a Free Press”

As we’re writing this, it is Day 13 of the “Occupy Wall Street” protest.  People who are fed up with the crumbling economy has moved into Zuccotti Park in Manhattan’s financial district with plans to stay.   Each night sees about … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- Crumbling bridge is focus for MoveOn.org rally

It’s been a busy month for the bridge, and there’s more on the way.  MoveOn.org and Rebuild The Dream were planning a gathering in support of jobs and investment. When they looked around for examples of desperately neglected infrastructure, guess … Continue reading

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