Category Archives: 2016 April

Tom’s Tidbits- Business Healthcare Blues

Greetings! On a 1980 relief mission to Uganda, Dick Gregory told Thom Hartmann; “I don’t know why America thinks she has to run around the world forcing people to take our way of governance at the barrel of a gun.” … Continue reading

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Keith Tucker’s “What NOW?!!” Toon for April 2016

 

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Blazing Blues and Rational Healthcare 

The Inner City Blues Festival hits the stage for the 5th year The Blues is about pain.  It’s about torment and sadness, oppression and hardship, desperation and anguish.  It’s about all of that, but it’s about hope too. The Blues … Continue reading

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Information Under The Radar- KBOO and XRAY

Where to go when the Corporate sludge pump’s not enough… Journalism is the only industry protected by the Constitution.  Why would the Founders bother with the Press while ignoring obvious guns-and-butter industries like banking or farming?  Because while EVERY kind … Continue reading

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Save 10% on Labor… and Save The Planet Too!

As strong environmental advocates, we realize the incongruity of working on internal combustion vehicles.  Transportation is the second leading source of greenhouse gasses (26% vs. 30% from electrical production) and the sooner we can move to electric vehicles the better … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Garlic Parmesan Baked Halibut

This is an ideal light main course for your spring and summer outdoor dining.  It says “veggies” at the end, but don’t make a mistake… make sure those veggies are asparagus. . Garlic Parmesan Baked Halibut Ingredients:  ¼ cup butter, … Continue reading

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Shop Talk for April 2016

  Current Discount Offers Carbon Neutral Program-  Offset the carbon production of your vehicle AND save 10% on ALL labor charges for that vehicle throughout your one-year membership. You also get a really cool window cling membership sticker.  We have … Continue reading

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Health Notes for April 2016

Spring means “shorts weather” is back, so everyone’s doing the math to know exactly how much exercise to do to fit into last year’s pair.  Is that extra cheeseburger worth a half hour on a treadmill, or a half marathon?  … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- The naked bridge

Progress is continuing on the Sellwood Bridge ahead of its actual, final, complete completion in November.  They’re mostly working on the West side interchange, removal of the old bridge, and final connection of the Bridge to Tacoma Street on the … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight- “War Is A Racket” by Smedley Butler

Our Book Spotlight this month returns to a target it illuminated in 2014 with “War Is A Racket” by General Smedley Butler.  It came to mind again because we had a new client in the shop recently who was pleasantly … Continue reading

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