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Michael La Porte
Attended Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago Kent College of Law
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When Laura and I finally made the decision to sell our condo, we put all of our HGTV-watching knowledge to use and we "decluttered" like crazy.  Half of our walk-in closet was emptied.  Tons of secondary stuff from the kitche...
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Reno was at a standstill while the Polar Vortex was in town.  So, its been slow through the holidays up to now.  We are picking up again.  A bunch of insulation got blown into the attic -- nothing to see, but it makes me v. h...
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So, one of the things that I really liked (one of the only things) about the old kitchen, was the Sub Zero fridge.  I'm not sure its vintage, but I'd guess late 80s or 90s.  It was glossy black.  It still seemed to work quite...
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Over the last few days, tile has been going in three areas that didn't get the White Oak.  As noted in this scheme, they are the "brick pattern" areas: This area had largely been a mess / holding area for a long time.  When...
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We've finally got kitchen counters.  Tomorrow water in the kitchen.  There's been a lot going on this week since Thanksgiving.  But I've been on trial and way busier than usual.. Only one photo from last night -- Sylvester an...
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Excellent piece.  This should be mandatory reading for anyone paying attention to the ACA / Obamacare stories.
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There's no question that persons that qualify for a subsidy have a much greater likelihood of finding a plan that fits within their budget. A "Silver" plan is ideal with a n FPL under 250%.

Without the subsidy...it could (not always) be quite different. Of course a $6000+ deductible helps.
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Not a huge update here, but the electrician was back at the house yesterday and installed / completed both the under and over cabinet lighting as well as the "can" / LED lighting. Between removing the paper covering the floor...
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Being on trial last week (secured a nice victory for our pro bono client via jury verdict) and the week prior being our move-in and Thanksgiving weekend, I haven't had much chance to do proper posts.  There are many proper up...
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Oh, IKEA.  I remember when I loved you so, so, so much. I blogged of my love here expressing my great pleasuring in having a (literal) ton of cabinetry delivered for $69.  Oh, how so much has changed. This was my Saturday nig...
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Helping people with their patent, trademark, copyright, and online intellectual-property problems.
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  • Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago Kent College of Law
  • Williams College
  • Macomb County Community College
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