Submitted by Anonymous on Saturday, Feb 13 @ 1:20pm
By Dick Loizeaux
In the town where I grew up, there is a section of leafy streets lined with stately houses built in the late 1800s. Most of these grand old houses have one thing in common: a large front porch, sometimes wrapping around two or three sides of the house, furnished with wicker chairs, sofas or even a loveseat swinging from the porch rafters.
In years gone by, those front...