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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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Sally’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Carolyn’s Online Magazine SALLY’S OATMEAL/PEANUT BUTTER/CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE RECIPE My sister Sally makes the best oatmeal/peanut butter/chocolate chip cookies. I tasted them a few years ago when visiting her in Blasdell, New York (anyone from Blasdell reading this should know where … Continue reading

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Strike a Musical Chord—Not

Carolyn’s Online Magazine STRIKE A MUSICAL CHORD—NOT I positioned the pillow to mute the noise emanating from my rented trumpet. Squeak. The sound muted sound barely made it past the trumpet’s bell as my tiny 8- or 9-year-old fingers attempted … Continue reading

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To Everything There Is a Season…Birth to Adulthood

Carolyn’s Online Magazine TO EVERYTHING THERE IS A SEASON… FROM BIRTH TO ADULTHOOD: JORDAN IS NOW AN ADULT To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven… Ecclesiastes 3:1 in the Bible’s Old Testament … Continue reading

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My Lazy August 5th 2015

CAROLYN’S ONLINE MAGAZINE MY LAZY AUGUST DAY AUGUST 5TH, 2015 August 5, 2015. The 26,172nd day of my life. Here I sit—on a most perfect day—under a canopy of green trees painted on a canvas of blue skies dotted with … Continue reading

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A Dog Named Bob & a Bluejay

Carolyn’s Online Magazine (#COMe) A DOG NAMED BOB AND A BLUEJAY The WordPress prompt for June 10, 2015, provided a list of five words—mailbox, bluejay, plate, syrup, ink—and instructed writers to take 20 minutes to write a post including these … Continue reading

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The Art of the Interview: Rules & Techniques

Carolyn’s Online Magazine THE ART IF THE INTERVIEW: A DISCUSSION ON RULES AND TECHNIQUES Although most writers are familiar with interviewing techniques, reviewing them is a good reminder. While writing for the Fay-West newspaper my editor asked me to do … Continue reading

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