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So, I woke up this morning and found this in my driveway. Hubby made an executive decision that his white northern European genetics simply can't stand the humidity and the heat of the New Jersey summer any longer. He hates the look of the window units, he hates the noise they make, he hates having to take them off and put up every season... Well, you get the idea.

Honestly, I am glad that he did it. I personally can't justify the cost, considering we have so much going on right now, but I have to say, it will be pleasant not listening to him complain. And having cold air hit you in the face when you walk into the house. And not beg him to take the A/C's out of the attic and install. And the savings in electricity.

OK, fine, if makes perfect sense to do it. I am persuaded. I've been told that they will be done by Wednesday noon. It's Monday. Let's see.

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