Category Archives: 2013 September

Tom’s Tidbits for September- Dance to the beat of a different drummer

Greetings! What is the urgent force behind the latest pounding of the war drums for a strike on Syria?  The current challenge to Assad’s rule has already cost over 100,000 lives and displaced one third of its population, but the … Continue reading

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Popcorn Shorts for September

Just like it says, Popcorn Shorts is about the kind of things we think are really interesting, but don’t really need a large article to explain them.  From the sublime to the ridiculous, check in here for crunchy bits of … Continue reading

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What NOW?!! Toon for September- See it FIRST in Your Car Matters!

Want to know more? American Labor in US History Textbooks, The Albert Shanker Institute

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Getting soaked by your stormwater bill? We couldn’t cut ours, but maybe you can cut yours

We’re always trying to make our business more environmentally friendly.  It’s the responsible, ethical thing to do, but sometimes it saves money too.  In the past we’ve looked at adding solar panels to the shop (unfortunately, too expensive to do … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Out On The Talk Around The Shop- All the big events at the Dwyer shop are in one small column

If you’ve read more than one issue of our newsletter, you know it’s a little different from most other newsletters.Newsletters are business communication tools so they are, by nature, promotional pieces full of sale announcements or developments in their particular … Continue reading

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Big Brother Overseas- What happens when foreigners talk smack about the US?

It’s common for some groups to build their own bubbles of reality.  It doesn’t matter what goes on in the real world as long as their warm little womb of lies is inviolate.  The US has been wrapped in its … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Jake’s World Famous Cedar Plank Salmon

Drew’s brought you a few grilling adventures this year, and as we move into Fall he’s bringing you yet another mouth-waterer that proves it’s not time to close the grill just yet…   Ingredients 1 fresh salmon fillet (2-4 pounds) … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Automotive Amnesty is going on now!

If you’re here as a result of our Feature article on “Shop Talk”, then Welcome!  We promised you a buffet of information that matters to you (including that $100 Automotive Amnesty offer) so let’s get started… Summer is our busiest … Continue reading

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Health Notes- Information-free nutrition labels

Nutrition Labels Aimed to Dupe Consumers—And How to Tell What You’re Really Eating-  Jill Richardson, AlterNet, August 27, 2013 When a sugary cereal like Count Chocula appears to be a healthy choice, you know something has gone terribly wrong with … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- Construction makes a U-turn

There’s a forest of cranes and construction equipment around our crumbly neighbor as crews rush to complete their work before this year’s window for in-water work closes.  (In-water work is only allowed from July through October to avoid disturbing the river … Continue reading

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