Category Archives: 2013 November

Tom’s Tidbits- An informed citizenry is a pesky thing

Greetings! A few issues combine this month to illustrate ways our society is damaged.  We are systematically being deprived of the information we need to function as a democracy.  To people who don’t know that Social Security isn’t broken, draconian … Continue reading

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What NOW?!! Toons November 2013

What does this have to do with Robert Reich?  He wrote an article on Huffington Post with solid numbers and reasoning on why increasing revenue, not increasing cuts, is the only way to rebuild our shattered country… Why We Must … Continue reading

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Why bother with certified techs? A perfect example of how smart techs deliver

We employ the most qualified people available in our shop and behind the counter because we believe the best people deliver the best service.   While that may be true, it can be hard to find an example that clearly illustrates … Continue reading

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KPOJ Sports Is Coming Back! Would you like to offer your opinion?

Yes, Thanksgiving and Christmas are coming like a freight train but that’s not the only thing happening this time of year.  It’s also time for radio stations to renew their licenses.  All radio and TV stations are licensed by the … Continue reading

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We were promised news on flying Death Robots- Six months later, all’s still silence

Bombshells continue to drop from Eric Snowden on the NSA.  Vacuous reassurances seem to come just as quickly, as the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial branches rush to tell us his revelations were unnecessary to prompt action and that they were … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Southern sweet potato casserole with praline topping

Thanksgiving is the ultimate food-lovers holiday.  Drew, like all of us, is looking forward to the succulent turkey, the delectable dressing, and the take-you-back-to-Mom’s-kitchen mashed potatoes.  There’s one more veteran on this list of mouth-watering staples… the candied sweet potatoes.  … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Our Holiday schedule, Auto Amnesty, and an important tip

Holiday Shop Schedule Unbelievably, the Holidays are upon us again.  Here’s what our schedule will be for the season… Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 28- We’ll be CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day, but OPEN November 27 and 29. Christmas, Wednesday, December 25- We’ll … Continue reading

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Health Notes- What not to eat if you know better

Washington Initiative 522 would have labeled products containing GMO ingredients as… well, as having GMO ingredients.  It wouldn’t have banned them, restricted them, or interfered with them in any way, it just would have given you information about what you … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- A different way to look at things

Another month, more construction on the Sellwood Bridge.  It’s still going on, it’s still a little inconvenient, it’s still not unbearable, and it’s still going on for a few more years.  In the meantime, we still have in-progress pictures for … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight- “The Righteous Mind” by Jonathan Haidt

It’s no secret that we live in a world of an increasing political divide.  We all watched the recent government shutdown from our respective corners, most people stunned that our country could be brought to its knees by a small … Continue reading

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