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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What Is Communication?

Written By Sherwood Kohn Several eons ago, when I was a teenager, I drove my parents nuts by tying up the family telephone for what they claimed was “hours,” talking to my friends (mostly girls). Now, almost every teenager has...

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Aw, Grow Up!

Written By Sherwood Kohn The amount of money spent by and for teenagers on consumer goods last year, according to the market research organization Packaged Facts, was in excess of $200 billion. That is more than half of all...

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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[...]
Jan
31
Fri
10:00 am Ninth Biennial Faculty Exhibition @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall, McDaniel College
Ninth Biennial Faculty Exhibition @ Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall, McDaniel College
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – Feb 28 @ 4:00 pm
This biennial exhibition of works by McDaniel Art and Art History faculty members encompasses a wide range of media, styles and subject matter, including paintings by professor Steven Pearson, chair of the art and art[...]
Feb
19
Wed
1:00 pm Mount Airy Book Discussion Group... @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Mount Airy Book Discussion Group... @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm
For adults. This month’s selection is All the Stars in the Heavens by Adriana Trigiani. Call 410.386.4488 for more information.
Feb
20
Thu
3:30 pm Board Game Afternoon @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Board Game Afternoon @ Mount Airy Branch Library
Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm
For ages 11 – 17. Join us for an afternoon of board game fun! We will have a selection handy; if you have a favorite, consider bringing it from home and introducing it to your[...]
7:00 pm Zuzu African Acrobats at McDanie... @ Baker Memorial Chapel, McDaniel College
Zuzu African Acrobats at McDanie... @ Baker Memorial Chapel, McDaniel College
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm
This five-person Kenyan acrobatic show, seen on “America’s Got Talent,” embodies the Bantu Culture of East Africa. The one-hour performance features fast pyramid building, limbo, chair balancing, comedy, fast skip rope, juggling and more –[...]

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