A glimpse at the good life offers our blog community a brief respite from urban struggles. Meanwhile, to be fair, middle-class white people keeping up with suburban neighbors offers its own share of human misery.
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When this Prairie Village ranch was built in the 1970s, the color palette skewed Mediterranean-avocado green, harvest gold, burnt orange, dark brown. When Brian and Jackie Hartis moved there in 2012, they knew that one day they'd renovate. Brian's construction company is known for custom remodeling, Jackie practices environmental law.