Recent Posts by Danny Kocurek

Vacation can be so depressing

We just got back from a week in Portland, Oregon. Fantastic place. Columbia River Gorge with beautiful hiking and falls, a stunning coast, tasty food, yummy craft brew and lots of pie shops. How could anyone be depressed in a place like that? Two words. Bike culture. Portland has an amazing system of bike lanes…
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Arlington – A Nice Place to Raise a Car.

First, I have to attribute the clever title inspiration to a quote from Geoff Nunberg, but it made me think about raising children in Arlington. There are many challenges to raising children here, yet people tend to keep doing it. Living in an area with such significant health dangers is probably the biggest concern. Our…
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Hypermiling – How far can you go?

I started experimenting with hypermiling about a year ago after reading an article about people getting extraordinary gas mileage by adjusting the way they drive. Within a month I was getting 4 more miles per gallon of gas. Depending on your enthusiasm, there are many ways to improve your gas mileage. The essense of hypermiling…
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