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2007 Mazda 3 GX Lease takeover ***

2007 Mazda 3 GX 5-speed manual with low monthly payments of $348.42 and 15 months left on the lease. Near mint condition — just detailed. Great looking car (metallic gray), meticulously looked after and regularly serviced. A pleasure to drive, a short lease commitment, and low payments. I’ll pay the lease transfer fee.

I am moving to New York and can’t take a lease south of the border, so I have to let her go. It’s not easy – she’s by far the best car I’ve ever had. I’ve taken meticulous care of her, and she’s covered by a worry-free warranty and service plan. Even bullet-proof roadside assistance service!

She’s well under her scheduled kms – I’ve been in New York about half the time over the past two years, and even while in Vancouver I only drove cross-town once or twice a week. Over four years you’re allowed 80,000 kms and I’ve driven less than 30,000.

The end of term buy-out is only $10,155.45 (super cheap because of the 4-yr lease).

A few features: 5-Speed Manual, Air Conditioning, AM/FM CD Stereo with Aux for iPod, Anti-Lock Brakes, Passive Immobilizer Anti-Theft, Power Locks, Power Steering, Power Windows, Roof-mounted Airbags, Front Side Impact Airbags, Front Mud Guards

If interested please email Adrian@AdrianTaverner.com with any questions.

Monthly payment, incl. taxes —– $348.42
Original down payment —– $2500
Purchase Option at end of lease —– $10,155.45
Total Mileage allowance —– 80,000 kms
Original lease term (months) —– 48
Lease expiry —– Feb 2011

*** Thanks for the help to all who pitched in to help a brother out. I am lease free and loving New York.

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Subject: Premium Processing Case Update

The Vermont Service Center has approved the following
I-129 Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker
that had been filed under the Premium Processing Service:

Beneficiary: ADRIAN TAVERNER

coded into a corner

I am stuck.

I’m working with a third party template in Dreamweaver. It previews just fine in Firefox. Looks great. And this is the second template I have used from the same designer (the first one worked without incident). This one, once uploaded, shows the text only. No graphics. It’s an html template with an accompanying default.css stylesheet. The links are all relative, so the path images/whatever.jpg persists. I compared the calls and the stylesheet itself to the other (succesful) template and as far as I can tell, everything matches for syntax.

It appears that the html file can’t see the css file. But as far as I can tell, it’s a straightforward call and the syntax is fine.

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC “-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN” “http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd”>
<html xmlns=”http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml”>
<head>
<meta http-equiv=”content-type” content=”text/html; charset=utf-8″ />
<title>website name (WP for some reason won’t display this close title, but it’s there)
<meta name=”keywords” content=”” />
<meta name=”description” content=”” />
<link href=”default.css” rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” />
<style type=”text/css”>
(commented)
@import url(“layout.css”);
(uncommented)
</style>
</head>

Beats me. As I said, both headers look the same except for the title. Clearly the problem isn’t there.

So I tried replacing the default.css file with the one that works from the other template, and obviously it was a mess, but at least some graphics with the same name did show up. So it’s the default.css file, yes? Right? But for the life of me the code looks right. The paths, as I said, are relative. I know the problem has to be in there, but I don’t see it.

I am at the point where I either go on a random killing spree of incoherent rage or I get a new template. What I will actually do is go back into it, and keep cracking away until I get it.

Thanks for letting me think out loud in print. How’s things?