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Tribbletrouble44152k7 Trek

Wuff and I are in Aus.

   
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D C

Sauve - not trying to be political on a design website but honestly, you make living in the USA sound like a real chore. Millions flock here for a reason. And while I do envy the European model you speak of the US was crafted to be quite different. Especially since the industrial revolution; it's all about profit and shareholder dividends now and I'm afraid that doesn't quite support the village market idea. I guess it all depends on what you are used to.

   
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Heidi Presser

When we moved into this house, it had a screened in porch connected to the dining room. From the dining room, there is a set of wooden folding doors, a glass sliding door and a screen sliding door. Depending on the weather, we can close the wood doors, see through the glass door and glass panel next to it, or have just the screen closed. Since we moved here, the porch screen got some holes in it, so the screen door to the house stays closed unless we ate walking between the porch and house. Also , a winow from the kitchen looks onto the porch. The window has horizontal blinds and a removable screen. If need be, we can remove the screen to pass something onto the porch. There is a little ledge on the porch side of the window. The window screen doesn't slide but we have removed it, at times. There is a nice balance between access to the outside and being able to close off the outside. In the living room, there is a skylight that has a movable cver to block the sun. The skylight used to open to get fresh air, using a long pole with a hook, but the turine thing broke off the skylight.

   

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