A few weeks ago, I told about beginning to clean out the family home down in south Alabama. Many of you wrote to sympathize with my plight on two levels. First, there was the emotional strain, for it is hard to see a home that was once full of life reduced to a house full of empty rooms. Then there was the physical strain that comes from having to move stuff that for years just sat there.
Last week, my wife and I returned to the task.
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Harvey H. (“Hardy”) Jackson is Professor Emeritus of History at Jacksonville State University and a columnist for The Star. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.