Removal, The Summer Catarrh, Incoming Basket, Security and Clear Days
• In "Removal" of 1938, E.B. White sold half his household possessions and moved his wife and son to their farm in Maine.
• White had mixed feelings as the items were sold off and remnants of his life were scattered.
• In "The Summer Catarrh," it was July of 1938 and White wrote of the severity of the hay fever which he has in common with Daniel Webster.
• White sympathized with Webster in their shared misery of the complications of nasal allergy problems and noted that the obstructions of an allergic system are powerful enough to prevent men's dreams from being fulfilled.
• In "Incoming Basket," White attempted to set up an office in the Maine house so that he might still write his columns with some sort of professionalism and was perplexed when the usual IN and OUT basket procedure on...
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