Category Archives: 2012 May

Tom’s Tidbits- Bringing the Fukushima disaster home

Greetings! The United States has just licensed the first new nuclear plants since 1975, two reactors at Plant Vogtle in Georgia.  Speaking against the licensing, NRC Chairman Gregory Jaczko said “Significant safety enhancements have already been recommended as a result … Continue reading

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What NOW Toon for May

Ahh, the memories.   In honor of the BP disaster anniversary, we decided to run this blast from the past…

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No Nukes Is Good Nukes- Nuke News from John Bartels and Helen Caldicott

(note 5/8/12- Please click here to download our “Repeal Price-Anderson” poster and share it with your friends.) (note 5/29/11- If you’d like a great article on the economics of nuclear power that’s even more in-depth than the Your Car Matters … Continue reading

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Driving On The Cheap- 10 Cheapest Cars To Own and Insure

Lots of folks ask us for car buying advice.  Our best advice is usually to buy something from Asia, America is good, stay away from Europe.  Tom’s overall pick year after year is the Toyota Corolla, a solid and reliable … Continue reading

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The BP Armageddon Anniversary- Current Status of the Spill

In the two years since the worst environmental disaster in US history, all the spilled oil has been removed from the Gulf, all the people and businesses have been compensated for their losses, and happy wildlife is performing Disney-esque dancing … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Free Carwash Season Is On The Way!

The little people make do with only four meager seasons, but Tom Dwyer clients have one more… FREE CARWASH SEASON!  As spring and summer parch our lot, the dust can get pretty annoying.  We can’t wash cars or pave the … Continue reading

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Health Notes- A Party In Your Gall Bladder

We were reading Well Being Journal when we ran across a couple articles on gall bladders.  Realizing we didn’t know what a gall bladder did, we thought an article on it might be educational for everyone.  Here’s some information on … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Parmesan Lamb Chops

Here’s a simple dish when you don’t feel like pulling out the grill this Spring.  Time:  About 30 minutes; Yield: 2 to 3 servings  Ingredients: 1 small rack of lamb, Frenched by a butcher, about 1 ½ pounds, or (8) … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- Goodbye For Now, Trees

It’s still quiet around the Sellwood bridge as we wait for the salmon migration to finish so in-water work can resume again on July 1.  However, there is current activity both visible and invisible. On the invisible front, the bridge … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight- “Doubt Is Their Product” by David Michaels

Tom Dwyer Automotive is a proud sponsor of the Illahee Lecture Series, an ongoing lecture series that you’re long overdue to check out.  Their speaker in April was Wendell Potter, a health insurance PR executive who quit the industry and … Continue reading

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