Monthly Archives: July 2013

Dumb

Dumb I know it’s dumb, but… I can’t get a cleaning lady yet because first I have to clean my house thoroughly. I don’t like to get a pedicure when my feet are in horrible condition, like after the winter. … Continue reading

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Mrs. Miniver

Mrs. Miniver If you like old movies, you’ve probably already seen “Mrs. Miniver,” a 1942 British war movie which won six Academy Awards, including best picture. In 2006 the movie ranked #40 on a list of most inspirational films. Having … Continue reading

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Adult Humor

Adult Humor I never would have described my Aunt Florine as being funny or having a great sense of humor, but, oddly, in the last few years of her life she came out with some good ones. When she was … Continue reading

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Florine and Me

Florine and Me Aunt Florine and I first met when I had just turned three. My parents and I flew to Philadelphia from Boston and then were driven on to Millville to visit the relatives. We were staying with Florine … Continue reading

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Aunt Florine – Part 2

Aunt Florine – Part 2 Florine coped with being a widow well, if not happily. She had never learned to drive but had a multitude of friends who took her to church, shopping, to lunch and games of Canasta and … Continue reading

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Aunt Florine

Aunt Florine My Aunt Florine, another of the key players in my life,  was born in April of 1893, just ten months before my father. They were the tag ends of a large Corson family, prominent in Millville, New Jersey, … Continue reading

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Fourth of July

Fourth of July My favorite Fourth of July account is one told by my father about the 4th of July in 1900. Evidently Independence Day was a time of great excitement in Millville in Southern New Jersey, where he grew … Continue reading

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