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  • Rowland's Lawyers Split The Hairs Of Split Hairs

    During the two horrific weeks I spent in law school, I vaguely remember someone saying something along the lines of when you don't have the evidence on your side you argue the law, and when you don't have the law on your side you argue the evidence.
  • Winsted: The Smell Of The Flood

    I was 5 years old at the time but I can remember my grandfather (Roland Carey) banging on our door in the middle of the night, telling my parents that we needed to get to higher ground. Because of my young age at the time, details are sketchy, but mostly...

    Avon: Cut Off

    When the floods of August 1955 hit, I was just three weeks shy of my 14th birthday. My father, Meyer Stone, was a member of the Avon Civil Defense, which I had also just joined, and I remember going with him to C.D. Headquarters in Avon for any...

    Winsted: Floating On A Barrel

    At age 6 or 7, I was living at 33 Main St. in Winsted, across from the Northwestern Community College building, the old Gilbert Home. My memory is that just after the flood, my father, Breezy Adams, wanted to see if the house was still there. As the...

    At The Beach: Startling Debris

    In 1955 I was at White Sands Beach [in Old Lyme] with my sorority. Around 11 a.m. my girlfriend and I went swimming. We were in the water when my friend yelled "look out!" A big tree was floating very fast right by me. Looking around I saw a lot of debris...