Category Archives: 2015 August

Comparing apples and oranges

Greetings! We’re still 16 months out from the Presidential election, but it sure didn’t look like it last week.  There’s no shortage of things to talk about concerning the Republican debates, but I was more struck by the contrast between … Continue reading

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Keith Tucker’s Toon for August

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2015 Car of the Future

We look forward all year to the Sellwood Park Concerts, and not just for the music. One of the high points to us is our Car Of The Future contest, where we see the future of transportation through the eyes of kids. … Continue reading

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BERNIEWATCH- Weeknight at Bernie’s

On the ground at the July 29 Bernie bash As we write this the 2016 US Presidential election is about fifteen months away, which means we’re still very much in the pre-season.  Polls don’t mean much yet; it’s like ranking … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Flank Steak Tacos with Avocado and Red Onion Salad

Summer’s still hanging on (thankfully!) so Drew’s keeping you out on the grill for another month.  Of course, with Drew, that’s never a dull place to be… Ingredients:  1 flank steak (about 1 lb) 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided … Continue reading

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Shop Talk for August

Referral Reward program Our Referral Reward program is our way of saying “thanks” when our clients so generously refer a new client to our shop.  It’s not a bribery program because YOU don’t benefit, but the non-profit and charitable groups … Continue reading

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Health notes- Disease or Profit Center?

Is it a disease or a profit center? Feeling bad is just part of the human condition sometimes.  Physically, we’ve all toughed out the flu or an unexplained muscle pain that went away with a little rest.  Women overcome the … Continue reading

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Bridge Update- Surprising answer to our Trivia question

6th and Tacoma pictures Any inconvenience of the Bridge construction is vastly overrated.  Sure, the area is torn up and flaggers abound, but the bridge traffic usually moves smoothly and consistently.  That changed for us in the last week in … Continue reading

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“Last Train From Hiroshima”

Hiroshima was in the news recently as the world observed the 70th anniversary of its bombing, and the bombing of Nagasaki three days later.  We were proud to co-sponsor a commemoration of the event by Physicians for Social Responsibility at … Continue reading

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It’s history… and FOX is there

There are lots of things one could say about FOX News, but most of them aren’t very good.  Since this is Humorousness, though, we’ll try to introduce the following feature without saying anything overtly bad about FOX at all.   (And … Continue reading

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