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About carolyncholland

In several if my nine lives I have been a medical lab technician and a human service worker specializing in child day care, adoptions and family abuse. Currently I am a photo/journalist/writer working on a novel and a short story. My general writings can be viewed at My novel site is


    POSTER PASTORS ON THE PROWL Carolyn’s Online Magazine SOCIETAL LOSSES CAUSED BY PERPETRATORS OF CHILD ABUSE Societal Losses Caused by Perpetrators of Child Abuse April was first declared Child Abuse Prevention Month by presidential proclamation in 1983. … Continue reading

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God’s Parenting Difficulties

  Carolyn’s Online Magazine (#COMe) See July calendar folder 2016 for more details June 1  Global Day for Parents   If God had trouble handling children, what makes you think it would be a piece of cake for you?   … Continue reading

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The Sixth Day of Christmas—the Six Days of Creation

Carolyn’s Online Magazine ON THE SIXTH DAY OF CHRISTMAS…THE HOLLAND 2015 CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT BASED ON THE SONG, THE 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS Each year my husband Monte and I design a Christmas ornament to use as our Christmas card—a 41 … Continue reading

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What Kind of Dressing & A Sour Cream Dressing Recipe

Carolyn’s Online Magazine WHAT KIND OF DRESSING? Including a SOUR CREAM DRESSING RECIPE Life offers many choices. Some are spicy, others bland. Some contain regular ingredients, others exotic ingredients. Some are appropriate, others inappropriate. Our choices take us down paths … Continue reading

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What’s a Green-Turtle Silver Soup Ladle Worth?

CAROLYN’S ONLINE MAGAZINE (#COMe) WHAT’S A GREEN-TURTLE SILVER SOUP LADLE WORTH? Billionaire newspaper publisher Richard Mellon Scaife (Dick Scaife) was a serious collector who could and did purchase very dramatic one-of-a-kind objects. The former Tribune-Review publisher and billionaire heir to … Continue reading

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Remember the television show FANTASY?  A show making dreams come true? A show where ordinary people (like you and me) from all over the United States wrote in to have their wishes granted on national television? Well, below is a … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office Installs Windows 10 Without Permission

Carolyn’s Online Magazine (#COMe) MICROSOFT OFFICE INSTALLS WINDOWS 10 WITHOUT PERMISSION What angers and worries me is Microsoft’s ability to take over my computer and change my choices without my consent. I’ve continually hit the ‘no’ button when asked to … Continue reading

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