Category Archives: 2016 August

Endless war. Endless squandered opportunity.

Greetings! America is currently at war with between 0 and 134 countries.  Constitutionally-required Declarations Of War may be passé, but our war machine limps along vigorously under endless “authorizations for use of military force”.  However, war can only be a … Continue reading

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Keith Tucker’s Toon for August 2016

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2016 Sellwood Concert Wrapup

Pictures, Car-of-the-Future, and our CONTEST WINNERS! We look forward to the Sellwood Park Concerts every year.  Really, you can’t get any better than relaxing on the lawn while music plays and you enjoy the Oregon sunset.  While some of our … Continue reading

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Weighing Our Choices

Which candidate best represents America’s priorities? America is about to choose either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump as President of the United States.   That’s a surreal sentence to even write, but it is the choice we’ll all be faced with … Continue reading

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We’re Very Good,  And Now We Can Prove It

We’re now CERTIFIED for hybrids and electrics! Do you own a hybrid or full-electric vehicle?  Thinking of buying one?  Deciding to upgrade to an electric vehicle is just the first hurdle you’ll face.  Once you’re the proud owner, where will … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos Easy, healthy, and light… the perfect summer food.  Get ‘em before Fall gets here!     Ingredients:  (4) cups shredded cabbage (1) carrot, peeled and grated ½ cup finely chopped red onion ½ cup finely chopped cilantro (1) … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Comments from… cats

Comment of the Month Our Comment of the Month comes from a cat… well, from the Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon, who said on Facebook “Need some help with your car?  For any new clients who mention an FCCO referral, … Continue reading

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Stress, emotion, and disease

We turn to an unusual source for our Health Notes this month, an award-winning website called Brain Pickings.  Created by Bulgarian writer Maria Popova, Brain Pickings is an eclectic site that deals with literature, philosophy, history, science, health, and much … Continue reading

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On-schedule, over budget, and artsy

The folks at the Sellwood Bridge Project are on-target for completion in November, so they’re checking off the final few things on their to-do list. As the project nears completion the final bills are coming in.  The bad news is … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight- “The Making of Donald Trump” by David Cay Johnston

Love him or hate him (and rest assured, it’s not love radiating over here), no one in recent memory has dominated America’s political landscape like Donald J. Trump.  There’s a slough of Trump books already and more are on the … Continue reading

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