Category Archives: 2012 January

Book Spotlight- A Look Inside Our Library

We began our Book Spotlight in August so we don’t quite have a whole year of it to show you yet, but our Book Spotlight shines on our shop’s book and sticker library (available for checkout when you come by … Continue reading

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Tom’s Tidbits- Our newsletter is another reason we’re different

Greetings! Most businesses nowadays have some type of newsletter to communicate with their customers.  They’ve become so common that there are companies that only exist to create newsletters for other companies.  Auto shops are common buyers for these generic newsletters; … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- 2011 in the rearview mirror

Shop Talk has articles specifically about our shop so you can get the absolute most value from our service.  There are several issues that we get repeated questions about (like paving the lot) or things that we wish all our … Continue reading

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January 2012’s EXCLUSIVE “What NOW?!!” Toon

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Drew’s Kitchen- 2011’s Full Menu

Drew’s Kitchen is our longest running feature, starting way back in Winter of 2007.  Every month since then, Drew has whipped up a new culinary delight from appetizer to dessert.  Click any of the menu items below to catch up … Continue reading

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News To Make You Furious- A Year Of RAGE On Just One PAGE!

On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez struck a reef in Prince William Sound and caused one of the most devastating environmental events in history.  On the 20th anniversary of the spill, Greg Palast wrote a jaw-dropping article about the … Continue reading

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Biggest Stories of 2011- What made this year’s news in Your Car Matters

You want plumbing advice from your plumber, but do you want plumbing advice month after month?  You want to hear your accountant’s every thought at tax time, but year ‘round?  You’re bombarded with email from every company you deal with, … Continue reading

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Health Notes- 2011 Was Our Healthiest Year So Far

There’s at least one thing more important than your vehicle’s health… YOUR health!  2011 marked the first full year of our Health Notes column, devoted to your health, nutrition, and wellness.  We’ve covered a lot of information on chemicals in … Continue reading

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Popcorn Shorts- Our Butteriest Popcorn of 2011

Just like it says, Popcorn Shorts is about the “cool or important stuff that’s too short for a big article”.  Ideas come to us from friends and family, clients, groups we work with, or our own websurfing.  We can’t guarantee … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- A year in the life of our wobbly neighbor

Some of the biggest news in Portland is happening, almost literally, right in our backyard.  The Sellwood Bridge was built in 1925 at a final cost of $541,000 ($6,678,393.75 in today’s dollars).  The long-overdue replacement is planned to cost $268.8 … Continue reading

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