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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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The Transportation Issue in Arlington by Roy Miliner

(From the Post oak newsletter June 2016) Arlington is a rather unusual city in that the Transportation Department is part of the Public Works Department. This is not a secret: It is painted on all the departmental vehicles. The arrangement makes it fairly clear that the major point for transportation in Arlington is street reconstruction,…
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The Amazing Anole

The Amazing Anole Note:  This article appeared in the May 2015 issue of the Post Oak which is neatly formatted at http://www.acctexas.org/newsletters/ Anoles or Anolis are like Rodney Dangerfield; they are frequently seen, but “don’t get no respect”.  To be fair, it is hard to respect a critter that we know so little about.  So…
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