What is Impervious Cover and Why Do We Care?

Alison Raffalovich Front Porch Flyer

By Bill Kirwin, originally published in the August 2020 Front Porch Flyer print edition “Don’t it always seem to go That you don’t know what you’ve got Till it’s gone? They paved paradise And put up a parking lot” -Joni Mitchell Joni’s 1970 description of impervious cover in the song “Big Yellow Taxi” is much more eloquent than the following …

Mueller Pitches in During Winter Storm Uri

Alison Raffalovich Article, Front Porch Flyer

By Front Porch Flyer Staff in the April 2021 Front Porch Flyer print edition Winter Storm Uri came through Texas with a vengeance in February 2021. Weather forecasters predicted snow, ice, and a fierce cold that Central Texas has not experienced in a very long time.  What was not forecasted were the ramifications of freezing temperatures and their aftermath. Almost …

Building a Community that is Practicing Anti-Racism – Part III – MNA and Leaders Attend Anti-Racism Training

Alison Raffalovich Front Porch Flyer

By Koreena Malone , Chair, MNA Engagement and Inclusion Committee From the April 2021 Front Porch Flyer print edition Creating a loving and just neighborhood means that, as neighbors and leaders, we need to understand the differences between anti-racism, diversity, inclusion, and implicit-bias training and use language consistent with anti-racism work.  Anti-racism is a personal and societal standpoint that opposes racism …

Photo Request: Yard Sale

Taylor Youngblood Front Porch Flyer, Photo Essay

We are looking for photos and stories from the Mueller Neighborhood Yard Sale to feature in the June Front Porch Flyer. If you are interested, please email [email protected] the photos, the photographer’s name and captions for the images by May 8. A short story about the experience in the photo(s) is encouraged and may be featured as well! You are …

Election Day Today

Taylor Youngblood Communications, Mueller Neighborhood Association

Today, Saturday May 1, 2021 is election day. Polls are open until 7:00 p.m. tonight. There are several voting sites close by: https://countyclerk.traviscountytx.gov/elections/current-election.html. The League of Women Voters’ Voters Guide with links to English, Spanish, Chinese and Vietnamese: https://lwvaustin.org/voter-guide/.