Category Archives: Novel

Pres. George Washington Lays the Capitol Building Cornerstone

  Carolyn’s Online Magazine (#COMe) PRES. GEORGE WASHINGTON LAYS THE CORNERSTONE FOR THE CAPITOL BUILDING ON 9/18/1793 I didn’t really set out to learn something new. Well, maybe I did. I was curious. I’d read in a 100 Year History … Continue reading

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Faraway to the Future: From 3 A’s to the Final u.

Carolyn’s Online Magazine (#COMe) FARAWAY TO THE FUTURE: FROM THREE A’S TO THE FINAL U When I first saw the WordPress writing prompt faraway and the WordPress photo prompt future I could only think about my novel-under-construction, which is faraway … Continue reading

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‪#‎challengeonphotography : Scenes from of Downeast Maine

CAROLYN’S ONLINE MAGAZINe (#COMe) ‪#‎challengeonphotography  SCENES FROM DOWNEAST MAINE TAKEN FROM MY NOVEL-UNDER-CONSTRUCTION: SHE SAW HER PROMISED LAND In February I was nominated by Westmoreland Photographer Society (Latrobe, PA) member Jeff Zehner to participate in a ‪#‎challengeonphotography . I was to … Continue reading

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Who is This Woman, Madame Rosalie de la Val?

Carolyn’s Online Magazine (#COMe) WHO IS THIS WOMAN I’M WRITING ABOUT: ROSALIE de LEVAL March is Women’s History Month March 8 is International (Working) Women’s Day This morning, March 8, when I decided to review a post on Rosalie de … Continue reading

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America’s First Untethered Balloon Flight 1/9/1793

Carolyn’s Online Magazine AMERICA’S FIRST UNTETHERED BALLOON FLIGHT 1/9/1793 I researched America’s first hot air balloon flight for a chapter in my novel. My main character, Rosalie de Leval, attended both the first hot air balloon flight in Lille, France, … Continue reading

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What is Surprising About Mountaintop Experiences?

Carolyn’s Online Magazine OF MOUNTAINTOPS AND VALLEYS: THE SURPRISING THING ABOUT MOUNTAINTOP EXPERIENCES Question: What is the most surprising thing about mountaintop experiences? Answer: They apparently aren’t important. Let me explain. In my novel-under-construction, She Saw Her Promised Land (formerly … Continue reading

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Making Apple Cider in the 1970s and the 1790s

CAROLYN’S ONLINE MAGAZINE (#COMe)  MAKING APPLE CIDER IN THE 1970s & THE 1790s  When my husband Monte and I lived in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania—the 1970s-1980s—we enjoyed attending the Slippery Rock Volunteer Fire Department auctions, held in September. We purchased items … Continue reading

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