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Watch a Cast Iron Skillet Get Made

Here’s a link to the video (vimeo, 3:33).  It is an advertisement for Finex rather than a documentary, sadly.  The voiceover talks about the history of the cast iron cookware, and the current effort to bring back the quality of the old Griswold.  152 more words


Griswold ambulance service ends after 70 years

GRISWOLD, Conn. (WTNH)– For the past 70 years, those who had medical emergencies would see the Griswold Ambulance pull up in front of the house but that ends next month. 300 more words


Sunflower Loyalty

When I first heard Thomas Moore’s “Believe me, if all those endearing young charms” at the age of 14, I was struck by the last lines: “As the sunflower turns on her god when he sets / The same look which she turned when he rose.”  Those lines made the sunflower into a symbol of loyalty for me, a notion that has stayed with me ever since. 234 more words

It's a Small World After All


The epic and famous Disney World ride. When we made the pilgrimage to Disney during my childhood, I’d insist on repeating that ride on loop. 927 more words

Sweet Caroline

Caroline F. Griswold, née Searles, was the quiet, humble wife of Reverend Rufus Wilmot Griswold. The daughter of sea captain Edward Searles and, then, Eliabeth Searles, the family was a wealthy family from Long Island. 1,877 more words