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Some years ago, I was involved in a custom home-building project that started out just a little too easy. The client, a cardiologist with plenty of money and little time, had no questions about my contract and specifications, and signed everything without reading any of it, anxious to get on with building his vacation home. Well, what appeared on the surface to be a client made in heaven left me with a knot in my stomach. We were dealing with a large sum of money and a complicated project, with a number of items yet to be decided upon. I had my down payment and I had his signature, but I could also imagine him in