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Today's lesson will change my life!

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We've had my car since 2003.  This afternoon, mr. b found a button that releases the glass upper part of the back hatch.  The one that we thought only opened with the key fob.  That would've been nice to know about a million frustrating trips back to get my keys so we could get in the hatch open ago.  Eleven years.  My life will never be the same. 



Plan

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After many incarnations, our 'final plan' is in the works.  And no- the one pictured is not it.

After so many years of thinking about what a forever (or 40 year) home would be for us, we had a surprisingly difficult time deciding what we wanted. You know the pictures we tear from magazines. The samples we put in a file somewhere. They just didn't work for us anymore, so we started from scratch.

We had five or six meetings with our home planner & after the fourth one I thought we would be in the planning stage forever. We couldn't really find a plan we liked online for him to work from. We couldn't even draw what we wanted. We just knew what rooms we wanted and kind of where in the lay out we wanted them, but couldn't seem to make it work.

We finally found an online floor plan that had the rooms where we liked, but it was a french country style with a lot of set backs on the front and back of the house. We do not want a french country style house with a lot of …