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[...]
Aug
14
Fri
5:30 pm Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Aug 14 @ 5:30 pm
5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.
Aug
15
Sat
7:00 am Community Country Breakfast @ Immanuel Lutheran Church
Community Country Breakfast @ Immanuel Lutheran Church
Aug 15 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am
Full breakfast of eggs, sausage, pancakes, sausage gravy etc with coffee and juices. Suggested donation of $8 for 13yrs and up, $5 for 5-12yrs and free for children under 5. Breakfast is held on the[...]
8:30 am Hampstead Farmers’ Market @ Hampstead Volunteer Fire Department
Hampstead Farmers’ Market @ Hampstead Volunteer Fire Department
Aug 15 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Due to COVID-19, please see the market website for regulations, procedures and restrictions during this time. Over 30 vendors at this producer-only market featuring live music and freshly prepared breakfast available for purchase. Featuring seasonal[...]
Aug
21
Fri
5:30 pm Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Friday Night Bingo @ Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department
Aug 21 @ 5:30 pm
5:30 – doors open; 7 p.m. – bingo start.