April is National Autism Acceptance Month!

Kathy Sokolic Front Porch Flyer

Hi, Neighbors, Many of you may think of April as Autism Awareness Month because for many years that’s what autism organizations promoted. In more recent years, the Autism Society, the Autistic Self Advocacy Network, and other nonprofits have shifted the annual campaign from awareness to acceptance, reflecting the need for acceptance and support. As someone who has been in the …

March 19th, 2022, General Meeting

Koreena Malone Meeting Minutes, Mueller Neighborhood Association

Please join us for the monthly Mueller Neighborhood Association General Meeting this Saturday morning at 10:00 AM. We’ll also be live on MNA Facebook Date:  Saturday, March 19th, 2020Time:  10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Due to Covid-19, our meetings are currently being held online using Zoom. Special note: Survey provided for MNA Events. Please take a moment to fill it …

MNA Statement – Standing Against White Supremacy

Koreena Malone Front Porch Flyer

March 2021 “When you see something that is not right, not just, not fair, you have a moral obligation to say something. To do something. Our children and their children will ask us, ‘What did you do? What did you say?’ These humble words were spoken by the late Civil Rights leader and Congressional Representative to the state of Georgia, …

March 2nd, 2022, Steering Committee Meeting

Koreena Malone Meeting Minutes, Mueller Neighborhood Association

Please join us for the monthly Mueller Neighborhood Association Steering Committee Meeting evening at 7:00 PM. Date:  Wednesday, March 2ndTime:  7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Due to Covid-19, our meetings are currently being held online using Zoom. Special note: STEERING COMMITTEE VOTE WILL TAKE PLACE ID: 923 6802 5880 Passcode: 251297 MNA Steering Committee meeting Agenda – March 2nd, 2022 …

February 2nd, 2022, Steering Committee Meeting

Koreena Malone Meeting Minutes, Mueller Neighborhood Association

Please join us for the monthly Mueller Neighborhood Association Steering Committee Meeting evening at 7:00 PM. Date:  Wednesday, February 2ndTime:  7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Due to Covid-19, our meetings are currently being held online using Zoom. Special note: Survey provided for MNA Events. Please take a moment to fill it out. See below for link. ID: 960 7276 1148 …

February 19th, 2022, General Meeting

Koreena Malone Meeting Minutes, Mueller Neighborhood Association

Please join us for the monthly Mueller Neighborhood Association General Meeting this Saturday morning at 10:00 AM. We’ll also be live on MNA Facebook Date:  Saturday, February 19th, 2020Time:  10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Due to Covid-19, our meetings are currently being held online using Zoom. Special note: Survey provided for MNA Events. Please take a moment to fill it …

January 5th 2022, Steering Committee Meeting

Koreena Malone Meeting Minutes, Mueller Neighborhood Association

Steering Committee meeting Agenda Introduction, welcome and checkin by Koreena Malone (10 mins) Approval of December meetings minutes by Damaris Nicholson (2 mins) 2021 December and Year-end Financials by John Thomas (5 mins) 2022 Budget Review by Jason Sears (10 mins) Executive Session Break (5 mins) Anti-racism training proposal by John Wooding and Joy Butler (15 min) Board Governance and …

Upper Herzog Wins 2021 Holiday Block Contest!

Brian Gramling Front Porch Flyer

By: Drew Harris Every year since 2008, The Front Porch Flyer has recognized the Mueller neighborhood block (not just individual house) with the most holiday spirit. We intend this contest to encourage neighbors to work together to make their block decorations ever more bright and cheerful, for the joy of the entire Mueller neighborhood.   This year’s winner is a great …

Letter from the Chair January 2022

Brian Gramling Front Porch Flyer

As we head into the new year, many of us are in a period of discernment. Some of us are seeking a career change or trying to develop new healthy habits. Others may be contemplating starting new relationships or invigorating existing ones. A commonly expressed intention is to make life balance changes that give us more room to focus on …

100-Day Clothing Challenge

Brian Gramling Front Porch Flyer

By Taylor Youngblood, Mueller Zero Waste Block Leader Back in May, my phone’s newsfeed posted an article about wearing the same dress for 100 days. Men and children, there are versions for you, too, so please keep reading. The company featured, Wool& (wooland.com), encourages you to wear one of their wool dresses for 100 days in a row. I wanted …

Book Talk: The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning

Brian Gramling Front Porch Flyer

By Taylor Youngblood, Mueller Zero Waste Block Leader As we go into a new year, I encourage you to reflect on what we have and on how we can help others. The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning by Margaret Magnusson (borrowed from the Austin Public Library) defines the act of death cleaning as “when you or someone else gets …

January 15th, 2022 General Meeting

mneighborhood Communications, Mueller Neighborhood Association

Please join us for the monthly Mueller Neighborhood Association General Meeting this Saturday morning at 10:00 AM. We’ll also be live on MNA Facebook Date:  Saturday, January 15, 2021Time:  10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Due to Covid-19, our meetings are currently being held online using Zoom. Special note: The elections for the 2021 Steering Committee will be held during this …

Letter from the Chair December 2021

Brian Gramling Front Porch Flyer

Watching all the trick or treaters fill up our streets and sidewalks again, it gave me hope that we are turning the corner with this pandemic and hopefully by spring, we will be able to have even more in-person events. Mueller seemed alive with all of the festive decorations, ingenious ways to deliver the candy, and the creative costumes of …

MNA Annual Holiday Lights Contest

Brian Gramling Front Porch Flyer

The Mueller Neighborhood Association is hosting the annual Holiday Lights Contest, with winners to be posted in the January edition of the Front Porch Flyer. Each year, the MNA recognizes the Mueller neighborhood block (not just an individual house) with the most holiday spirit. The contest encourages neighbors to work together to bring the biggest, brightest holiday cheer for the …

Birds of Mueller

Brian Gramling Front Porch Flyer

by Amy Adams Do you ever take a walk in the neighborhood and hear birdsong and wonder what kind of bird it is? Do you like those weird,crazy sounds that grackles make or do they drive you insane? Did you know that we have parakeets in our neighborhood!?  We’re birdy. From the Black Bellied Whistling Duck to the Great Blue …

MNA Member Spotlight

Brian Gramling Front Porch Flyer

By Susan Palombo Meet your Mueller neighbor, Joanie Mercer Joanie Mercer, a highly experienced teacher of the Alexander Technique and life-skills coach, has lived in Mueller since summer 2017. Joanie says she has loved every minute of her time here. “My neighbors are kind, friendly, interesting and we watch out for each other,” she said. “The neighborhood offers beautiful parks, …

TIME TO RENEW/JOIN THE MUELLER NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION (MNA) FOR 2022!

Brian Gramling Front Porch Flyer

As we start emerging from the pandemic, we’re looking forward to being able to get together with people safely again. Being a member of the Mueller Neighborhood Association is a wonderful way to connect with neighbors and learn about our community and neighborhood. The mission of the MNA is to “build community.” We are an all-volunteer group striving to do …

Nominees Sought for MNA Steering Committee

Brian Gramling Front Porch Flyer

The Mueller Neighborhood Association is governed by a Steering Committee whose members are elected by the general membership in annual elections. New members will be elected in November 2021, and residents are invited to stand for election. The Steering Committee is the principal governing and policy-recommending body of the association. It consists of no more than 13 and no fewer …