Jack was a brief, sandy-haired, great natured pal of the family members which was an enthusiastic cigarette smoker as well as drinker-and angler. Married, no children, he dealt with his strong-willed other half as well as an aunt and driven to work to Tallahassee, Florida (regarding 60 miles to the southeast of Marianna) to his work with the Veterans Administration. He periodically provided me rides to as well as from the college that I went to from 1947-51. As soon as he allow me chauffeur him house while he slept comfortably on the back seat of his Studebaker.
By now Father and also his friend had actually motored up close to us. I assumed Papa would certainly rage; yet he appeared more relieved compared to upset as well as managed to giggle over the comic event that almost came to be a calamity.