Category Archives: 2012 October

Tom’s Tidbits- The Election is here. Time to vote… and to party!

Greetings! Another election is just weeks away.  Although the media is still painting the two parties as equivalent, I see some real differences.  I’m well aware of President Obama’s shortcomings… his failure on single payer, abandoning the Unions in Wisconsin, … Continue reading

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What NOW?!! Toon for October

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Chatting With The Mailman

One of the most interesting things that happens here at the shop is when we get feedback from our listeners or readers on something we’ve talked about, and that’s the case with this article.    Most people have heard rumblings that … Continue reading

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2nd Quadrennial Election Night Bash

(Update: The Bash took place on Nov 6, 2012, so if you’re reading this after that date we’re sorry you missed the party)  Doors open at 6pm at the Historic Bob White Theatre, 6423 SE Foster Road.  It’s a free … Continue reading

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Summer Contest Roundup

Each summer we run a few contests to give you something to do when the barbeques and swimming run out.  This year we had a Postcard Contest, an Explain This Image contest, and of course our Car of the Future … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Halloween Treat- Spaghetti Pie

Everyone’s thinking candy and pumpkins, but Halloween means parties as well.  If you want something new and different to scare your ghoulish guests, then this may be just the Halloween treat you’re looking for. Ingredients 6 oz. spaghetti 2 Tbsp … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Fire strikes the Tom Dwyer team

Shop Talk is usually about things you should know to get the most out of our service here at Tom Dwyer Automotive, but this month we’d like to ask you to help us support one of our own. You all … Continue reading

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Health Notes- Is Canola Oil Healthy?

Some people claim that canola is the healthiest of oils, even better than olive and coconut oils. Others say it is a genetically engineered monster that is 100 times more toxic than soy. Who is right? -by Bruce Fife, N.D.  … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- Slowing down for Fall

Despite the army of cranes surrounding the Sellwood Bridge, work on it is about to slow as a ban on in-water work takes effect in October.  (Any work that disturbs the river bottom has to be put on hold to … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight- Guest Spotlighter

This month we turn over the task of finding fascinating books to a guest.  Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist, director of the Hayden Planetarium, and popularizer of science, was asked in an online forum “which books should be read by every … Continue reading

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