Aging With Wisdom & Grace

If you love your children, get rid of everything before you go. That’s essentially the message my friend told a congregation of loved ones at her mother’s funeral. Each year before her mother died, she started asking the...

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Dedicated To…

Throughout February, I tend to pull out one of my favorite collections: book dedications. To me, they represent a powerful expression of love, gratitude, humor and humility. Authors become poets as they carefully select the...

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I often describe my work with Carroll Magazine as my hobby because I enjoy all the dynamics involved and they unfold before I leave for work or after I get home. Whether it’s parenting, gardening, working out at the gym,...

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Editors Note

Wonder. If you ever need a jumpstart for your mojo, check out a delightful little book titled Wonder by R.J. Palacio. You’ll be able to read it in one night. Even better, it’s a powerful book to read aloud with your family or a...

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Upcoming Events

Jan
16
Thu
all-day Business Employment Resource Cen... @ Carroll County Business Employment Resource Center
Business Employment Resource Cen... @ Carroll County Business Employment Resource Center
Jan 16 – Dec 31 all-day
Business Employment Resource Center Information Sessions provide details about services available to help match job openings and job seekers. Just spend 30 minutes with us and learn how BERC can support your career development and[...]
Oct
31
Sat
2:00 pm Carroll County Ag Center Corn Maze @ Carroll County Agriculture Center
Carroll County Ag Center Corn Maze @ Carroll County Agriculture Center
Oct 31 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Corn Maze starts Friday, September 11th and runs every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through November 1st. Volunteer Service Learning Opportunities. Friday – 6-10pm; Saturday – 2-10pm; Sunday – 12-6pm Cash Only: age 4 and[...]
Nov
1
Sun
12:00 pm Carroll County Ag Center Corn Maze @ Carroll County Agriculture Center
Carroll County Ag Center Corn Maze @ Carroll County Agriculture Center
Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Corn Maze starts Friday, September 11th and runs every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through November 1st. Volunteer Service Learning Opportunities. Friday – 6-10pm; Saturday – 2-10pm; Sunday – 12-6pm Cash Only: age 4 and[...]
Nov
6
Fri
9:00 am Christmas in the Country Bazaar @ Oakland U.M. Church Hall
Christmas in the Country Bazaar @ Oakland U.M. Church Hall
Nov 6 @ 9:00 am – 7:30 pm
Enjoy the following: Crafts, Pinecone & Gift Baskets, Wreaths, Gifts in a Jar, Silent Auction, White Elephant, Cakes, Cookies, Nuts, Soups & Sandwiches and delicious desserts!
5:30 pm Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Nov 6 @ 5:30 pm
5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.