Category Archives: 2014 July

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

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Humorousness- The lighter side of global annihilation

There’s nothing funny about global warming or climate change, but that may be part of the problem.  The time has long since passed when doubt of the science could be considered legitimate, but media continues to bring on science deniers … Continue reading

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Tom’s Tidbits-  Please, just stop talking.

Greetings! It was just over a year ago, in April of 2013, that ISIS officially announced its existence.  Just over a year!  We’ve spent the last three months of this year watching them sweep through Iraq, destroying the sham borders … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Future!  48 glimpses of things to come

The future is coming, and there’s not much we can do to stop it.  Every day we’re inundated with new technologies, new ideas, and new possibilities.  Some are thrilling, some are fun, and some are downright scary, but they’re all … Continue reading

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FREE Sellwood Concerts Are Back In Full Swing! Here’s a taste of what you’ve been missing

We look forward all year to the FREE concerts in Sellwood Park.  Every Monday night for five weeks, the park is filled with the sound of music, the laughter of families, and the lazy haze of summer.  These concerts are … Continue reading

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When Will YOU Switch To Synthetic Oil?  Synthetic oil is better for you, your vehicle, and the planet

(July, 2011)-  Not so long ago, few people had heard of synthetic oil and even fewer wanted to buy it.  Things have changed… crude oil prices are rising, people are keeping their cars longer, and more people are worried about … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Mushroom Chicken Sautè  

Ingredients:  1 tsp olive oil, divided 1 tbsp butter or margarine, divided 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves Salt and pepper 8 oz mushroom pieces (about 3 cups; choose from button, crimini, oyster, and shiitake) 2 green onions with tops, … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Summer Freebies Abound

Do you have an older vehicle we HAVEN’T seen? You know we don’t take on NEW clients with older vehicles, but you may not know that for our EXISTING clients with older-than-1998 vehicles we HAVEN’T seen, we can consider supporting those … Continue reading

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Health Notes- The straight dope on some scary additives

Everything You Need to Know About 10 Common, Scary Sounding Food Additives By Larry Schwartz on AlterNet, June 27, 2014      Michael Pollan, the best-selling author and one of the leaders of the modern food revolution, is a big … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update-  A Bird’s Eye View Of The Progress

Despite the record-breaking heat, the Sellwood Bridge work is continuing without a hitch.  Minimal delays, on schedule, no news-making failures, collapses, or injuries… it’s exactly the way you’d hope a public-works project should proceed, but it makes for some very … Continue reading

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