Category Archives: 2016 May

Tom’s Tidbits- Space… The Fiscal Frontier

Greetings! Most people don’t pay attention to our military space program.  If you’re like me, you didn’t even know we had one!  I certainly assumed the military had a presence in space, but on the rare occasions I thought about … Continue reading

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What NOW?!! Toon for May 2016

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The Power Is In YOUR hands 

Planning ahead means service on YOUR schedule Tom Dwyer clients know about the feedback cards we leave in each vehicle after service.  These cards are vital to us; they’re how we know when we’re doing well or when there’s something … Continue reading

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Red, Blue, and YOU

Take a look at the Facebook feeds you DON’T see Facebook has been in the news for intentionally warping the results in its “trending” section.  Intentional slanting of this kind is bad enough, but as Facebook become a major news … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Cucumber and Celery Salad with Tuna

The weather’s getting nice. Recipes should be simple.  Articles about recipes should be simpler still.  Please enjoy this month’s recipe from Drew’s Kitchen.  There… that’s about as simple as it gets! Cucumber and Celery Salad with Tuna Ingredients:  (2) teaspoons poppy seeds … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- “Tom D.”‘s Comment of the Month

        Comment of the Month Tom D. said “My auto shop has been nominated for ‘Best Auto Repair in Portland’ in Willamette Week’s 2016 ‘Best of Portland’ issue.  I’d be very grateful if my spectacular clients would … Continue reading

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Health Notes- Does breathing affect your diet?

A Deeper Look Into Vitamin O By Marc David on the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, 2014  People often talk about burning calories but few realize that a calorie is simply a measure of heat released when something is … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- Another Major Milestone

The Sellwood Bridge was closed May 20 and 21 for installation of concrete girders to fill in the gap left by the temporary “shoo fly” bridge.  We sent a photographer from our Sellwood Bridge Bureau to cover the installation, and here’s … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight- “The Case For Mars” by Robert Zubrin

We cover a lot of ground with our Book Spotlight, but it’s usually political ground.  It’s nice to occasionally break out into something a little different. Since Tom’s Tidbits this month is about the entrenched bureaucracy of United Launch Alliance … Continue reading

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Trump… The Motion Picture

Everyone, just stop piling on… let’s find something NICE to say about Donald Trump!  Hmmmmm… Umm… Well, it seems like he’s bringing out the creative side of millions of Americans as they look for ways to express their loathing that no … Continue reading

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