Spike's Blog

Wall Street Journal excerpts FRONT PORCH chapter from "A Walk Around the Block"

Posted: 9/26/2020 7:08:29 AM

The Wall Street Journal published an adapted version of the Front Porch chapter from "A Walk Around the Block" this weekend. It focuses on how, in this day of Covid, front porches act as a social lubricant; giving us a safe place to meet, greet and talk face to face—even if those faces are masked. Porchless?? Well a front stoop, fire escape or any other half-public/half-private venue will do. Complete article at 

Wall Street Journal, 9/26/20—Front porch revival

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-forgotten-front-porch-is-making-a-comeback-11601092860