Category Archives: 2014 August

Remembering Hiroshima

70 years since the world changed forever 70 years ago, America became the first and, so far, only country to use nuclear weapons in war.  On August 6, 1945, the Enola Gay dropped a bomb on Hiroshima that exploded with … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Tour

Behind the scenes as the Bridge project passes 50% Our shop has been located at the base of the Sellwood Bridge since we opened in 1981.  Even then people knew the Bridge was a little shaky but the idea of … Continue reading

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Physician, heal thy friends

Tom’s response to a friend with car problems A friend of Tom’s was on vacation and called in worried about his car’s overheating problem that had developed on the way to Lake Quinault in Washington.  The car was continuing to … Continue reading

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Keith Tucker’s “What NOW?!!” Toon for August

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Drew’s Kitchen- Scott Peacock’s Pulled Pork

Drew’s recipe this month comes by way of Scott Peacock, renowned chef of Southern Cuisine, and there’s no better way to dive into the riches of Southern cooking than by diving into the riches of Pulled Pork.  This recipe originally … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Our new Produce Department

Our FREE Courtesy Shuttle runs within a 5 mile radius of our shop, but sometimes that’s just not good enough… sometimes you need your own set of wheels.  We always offer rental cars through Enterprise at a very reasonable rate, … Continue reading

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Health Notes- Nothing keeps you healthy

Health is a lot of things.  It’s maintaining your body in top functional condition, it’s eating the right foods, it’s doing the right exercise, it’s avoiding sickness, it’s getting the right care if you get sick.  But one of the … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- Gone Fishin’

Again, we have this to report-  The Sellwood Bridge construction is moving along.  Of course, on a project of this size there’s always more detail for the folks who want to dig deeper, and our Feature article on the Bridge … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight- “Camp Free in the Mt Hood National Forest”

Looking back at our past Book Spotlight choices, we seem to lean a little heavily on political choices.  We also seem to send you to the Powell’s website for each book we pick, and the reviews are almost invariably from … Continue reading

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Humorousness- Crazy Funny Politics

In the quiet of summer, it’s easy to forget that the political season is not far away.  Soon, the people who don’t deliver anything during the rest of their terms offer to make us laugh for free in the hopes … Continue reading

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