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My Grandparents

My grandfather, Pierce Stephen Corden (b. April 8, 1872), was the first Corden born on Wall Street off East Main St. in Waterbury, CT. He was the tenth child of eleven born to my great-grandparents, Henry and Bridget Mitchell Corden. Five years later, Bridget at age 45 gave birth to Joseph, her eleventh child. Seven years later, an exhausted...

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On Aging

“I have arthritis” my mother said. “I need bed rest.” That was the cure for most of my mother’s aging ailments - complete rest - certainly no exercise. Indeed she was a a rather frail lady, but her generation did not usually believe in walking, fresh air and exercise as beneficial Now we are told by every media the importance of exercise in our healthy lives. With all this however obesity is a nation problem. In u both and my parents’ generation, there were no “fast...


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Food Storage Before Plastic

Let’s see - way back then - in the 20’s and the 30’s, those dreary Depression years. What did we do without “Saran Wrap”, “Tupperware”, plastic bottles - all those non-biodegradable items that will be here far into the future after our very biodegradable selves are long gone - unless of course we have plastic parts! Well - to get back to housekeeping in the good old days - there was glass and tin. I still have the glass container and glass cover in which my mother stored...


A Poem For A Lost Son

Fate of Sergeant E. Mettetal – poem A Poem: Composed in 1890 by A. M. Mettetal A prisoner lies in the Florence cell With languid thoughts of home Of parents dear, of friends beloved From whom he sought to roam. He heard his country’s wild alarms At traitrous hands upraised To rend the banner, that our sires With blood and sufferings raised. The patriotic fires that glowed Within his manly breast Roused stern ambitions voice for fame Sought in the fair lands oppressed....


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