Category Archives: 2012 August

Heartburn might not mean heartbreak

Most of us know the pain of heartburn, at least occasionally.  For many people, acid reflux can have a huge impact on their lives, restricting foods, interfering with sleep, and even causing permanent damage.   Acute cases are helped by antacids … Continue reading

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Our BAD Reviews

Independent businesses live and die by their online reviews.  It used to be word of mouth that could kill you, but in the days before the InterTubes it took a while for that word of mouth to spread.  And there … Continue reading

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Tom’s Tidbits- Getting ready for the new Sellwood Bridge

Greetings! It’s hard to live in Portland and not have heard about the Sellwood Bridge.  The busiest two-lane bridge in Oregon with 30,000 vehicles crossing each day, the Bridge has become increasingly overloaded and has been experiencing structural problems that … Continue reading

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What NOW?!! Toon for August

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A Glimpse Into The Pit

Follow us on a tour of the infamous Health Care Exchanges (Update 9/24-  ObamaCare goes live in Oregon on Oct 1.  If you want a look at Oregon’s exchanges, go to CoverOregon.org.) One of the central debates of Obamacare was … Continue reading

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Guy Fawkes’ Summer Vacation

Keeping up on the Occupy Movement Hard to believe that it wasn’t even a year ago… September will mark the one-year anniversary of the occupation of Zuccotti Park and the beginning of the Occupy movement.  Since the parks were cleared … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Cruise Control

Self-Driving Cars Are Closer Than You Think. One of the coolest things in the movie Minority Report was the self-driving car that docked at the living room wall and did all the work in the high speed chases.  It may … Continue reading

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Maxye’s Crispy Maxadillas

Don’t know about you, but we’re still thinking easy food for the summer.  This month, Drew is sharing a recipe by Maxye Henry of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky.  It’s a delicious dish that works well as an appetizer, but dressing it up … Continue reading

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Now they’re getting serious

The weather isn’t the only thing heating up… construction on the bridge is going strong, too.  This month we’ll do a point-by-point of what we know right now…   Traffic slowdowns are starting on Tacoma.  So far, they’ve been unpredictable, … Continue reading

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“On Killing” by Col. David Grossman

“On Killing” By Colonel David Grossman   In today’s world, this may seem like an impossible thesis to defend:  “Human beings are hard-wired NOT to kill.”  However, the man who said it, Colonel David Grossman, probably knows what he’s talking … Continue reading

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