Category Archives: 2013 October

Tom’s Tidbits- Learning our real priorities

Greetings! Welcome to the new America, the country we get when people who don’t like or understand government attempt to govern.  The shutdown was embarrassing, destructive, unnecessary, and dangerous, but it did shed some light on our government’s real priorities.  … Continue reading

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What NOW?!! Toons for October

The government shutdown dominated every possible news source, and it certainly dominated the pen of our own Keith Tucker.  Here are three Toons he came up with to put the whole fiasco in perspective…

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Quality takes time!

Let us deliver the service you deserve! We have intentionally invested a lot more in people, equipment and training than we have in our waiting area. Although we offer a limited number of “while-you-wait” appointments, we would like to discourage … Continue reading

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Real Life Automotive Horror Stories!

With gruesome pictures! Forget about “Hello Kitty” costumes and Harvest Festivals; the only thing that makes Halloween worthwhile is fear.  Since nothing is scarier than catastrophic damage to your expensive vehicles, that’s where we’ll take you this month.  This horrifying TRUE … Continue reading

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Halloween Goes To The Dogs

Adorable dog costumes on parade The scariest Halloween stories don’t start with “Once upon a time”, they start with “Back when I was a kid”.  Your kids will sit perfectly quietly through the spookiest haunted house stories, but try to … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Treats from beyond the grave

If you’re gearing up for a Halloween party then Drew is here to help.  This month he picked out a few exotic treats to bring out the gruesome in your guests.  Get creative, and dig in! Spider cookies- This one’s … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Automotive Amnesty has been extended!

Automotive Amnesty means 15% off labor charges And here’s the fine print…Although we don’t offer coupons, we do occasionally have special offers to help our clients with the expense of rational automotive maintenance.  So many clients have taken advantage of Automotive … Continue reading

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Health Notes- Don’t be a zombie

Halloween may be many things but it’s not a health festival.  There are threats out there both to kids and adults, but don’t be a zombie… a little awareness and prudence can banish the ghosts back to their graves. Here … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- The “Saturday Night Live” bridge?

Some of you may be old enough to remember an ongoing sketch by Chevy Chase on the old Saturday Night Live.   As he started each Weekend Update segment, he would announce the breaking news that “Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight- The Scariest Book You’ll Ever Read

What makes a scary story?  It’s not “bad things” as such.  A story about John Wayne Gacy might evoke many things… revulsion, horror, anger, but probably not fear.  Really scary stories don’t come from impossible things, either.  Dracula can be … Continue reading

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