Category Archives: 2013 June

Health Notes- Walk your way to health

Finally, finally, FINALLY it looks like the good weather is back!  Come October, are you going to look back on this spring and summer as a wasted opportunity or the time you got out and enjoyed every beautiful day?  Camping, … Continue reading

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What NOW?!! Toon for June

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Tom’s Tidbits- Obama’s scandals cripple needed action

Greetings! It’s been a rough month for the Obama administration as they fight scandals on all fronts.  Whether it’s because of RepubliCon obstruction and grandstanding or the administration’s own ineptitude, the focus on these scandals prevents any action on the … Continue reading

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Did you hear about the anti-Monsanto rallies? Neither did anyone else.

On May 25, a coordinated series of “March Against Monsanto” rallies were held in 436 cities in 52 countries around the world, drawing over 2 million participants.  Monsanto is a globe-straddling behemoth that has destroyed lives in India, throttled family … Continue reading

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The Spotlight Falls On PHAME Again- “Bye Bye Birdie” opens June 22

Not to overstate the matter, but PHAME Academy is everything good about Portland wrapped up into one enthusiastically musical, toe-tapping, inspirational, exuberant package.  Founded by Carol Stady in 1984 to offer developmentally disabled people an alternative to Special Olympics, PHAME … Continue reading

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What ISN’T for sale? Are there some things beyond price? Should there be?

As an independent business, we’re big fans of a market-based economic economy, and we know that profit is a heck of a motivator.  The better service we provide the more profit we make, so we can grow, prosper, and provide … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Pork and Portobello burgers

Last month Drew brought you a delectable grilled pork chop recipe, and in April it was the Mushroom Extravaganza.  This month he brings pork and mushrooms together to create another unique treat that will make your grill the envy of … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Rodent of the month

The spring and summer is our busiest time here at the shop, which presents us with a bit of a dilemma.  We love to be busy, but we also know a full schedule can occasionally cause inconvenience when we can’t … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- Construction continuing smoothly

Last month we took you behind the construction fences to see bridge progress, but this month the most we can tell you is that things are continuing on track.  Cranes are popping up around the east end of the bridge, … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight- “The Death and Life of American Journalism” by Robert McChesney

We had a couple articles in this month’s newsletter that spotlighted particularly egregious flaws in journalism, so we felt it was only appropriate that the Book Spotlight should shed some more light on the subject.  We hope you enjoy… “The … Continue reading

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