Category Archives: 2013 May

What NOW?!! Toon for May, 2013

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Tom’s Tidbits- Priorities matter. And they show.

Greetings! A wise person once said “there’s always time for the things you put first”.  Priorities matter and priorities show most clearly in what actually gets done.  Here at the shop we put our client’s priorities first, and we think … Continue reading

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Charity Begins At Home

…but wise giving begins with research We received a fascinating email a couple weeks ago.  You may think people working for charities are underpaid martyrs working selflessly for the causes they believe in, but “Think Before You Donate” tells a … Continue reading

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A Company You Should Know About

Better World Club is building a better world, one roadside-assist at a time You know Tom Dwyer Automotive Services is a little different, so the companies we choose to work with are usually a little different too.  Better World Club … Continue reading

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Our Best Used Car Buying Advice

There are lots of lemons out there.  Here’s how to find the peach. It’s probably the excitement of summer, but we’ve had a few inquiries lately from people looking to buy new (or new-to-them) cars.  It’s a big step for … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Lemon and thyme grilled pork chops

We just finished a stunning Oregon weekend with sunshine, temperatures in the low eighties, and the only clouds coming from the grills flaming up in every backyard around town.  But sniff that cloud closely and you’ll smell mainly hot dogs … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Pre-Summer discounts save time and money

That last amazing weekend just confirmed… summer’s almost here.   Here at the shop that doesn’t mean vacations, it means “all hands on deck!” as we enter our busiest season.  It can be an awkward time for us as well, because … Continue reading

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Health Notes- The final word on the fluoridation debate

Portland is consumed by the debate in advance of the May 21 vote on fluoridation.  It’s become a bitter battle with hype, propaganda, and distortion on both sides.  While we’d like to bring you the absolute final truth on the … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- A sneak peek behind-the-scenes

Work is continuing on the Sellwood Bridge but it can be a little hard to tell.  We see the flaggers, we see the traffic, but now that the Shoo Fly Move is over we don’t see the progress.  That’s because … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight- “The Rich Don’t Always Win” by Sam Pizzigati

George Santayana famously said “Those who forget history are condemned to repeat it.”  But what about those who never learn history?  The history of Labor in this country is shamefully overlooked in our schools and media, but our friends at … Continue reading

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