Ok, so one of the best replies I've ever gotten is this lovely from Jess (www.keepupwiththejohnsons.com) from Sunday: "yes, all of atlanta is annoying and horrible and that is why you are moving into our garage."
Now, nevermind that if memory serves me well, Jess and a bunch of youth people turned her and Dave's garage into an office for Dave...
This must-have is purely hypothetical. If one was to move into a garage like this:
How could one make it livable? Well, the answer is a lot of paint, a giant curtain to hide the garage door, carpet, tv, a pullout couch, a couple tables, a couple ottomans, (noting that all dresser, closet, changing area is between the curtain and the garage door - yes, I know, this would be risky in a house with the Johnsons lol and use of the house kitchen would be available)and wah-la, a livable garage:
And of course, since it is the bay area, winter would necessitate some kind of space heater...or footie pajamas.