NOTICE: On November 28, 2010,

 Carolyn’s Compositions took its 80,000th hit!

On October 29, 2011,

Carolyn’s Compositions took its 125,000th hit.

     CAROLYN’S COMPOSITIONS awards a monthly prize to the reader who makes the most comments at The minimum number of approved* comments per month, necessary for any person to win the prize, is three. To be eligible for the prize, comment on any post. The more approved comments you post, the greater chance you have of being the winner.

     The winner will be notified by E-mail. In the event of a tie, a name will be drawn. Winners will be listed on this page.  

     Thank you for your loyalty to my writing site.     

Carolyn Cornell Holland

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  1. appealing answers i like it

    Comment by Lilmlibra — January 5, 2010 @ 3:43 pm | Reply

  2. hello mechling~rugh cousin…I enjoy your blogs…

    Comment by yvonne florance — January 18, 2010 @ 10:56 pm | Reply

  3. You have me curious…a Mechling-Rugh cousin…tell me more…

    Have you read the post YOU MEAN THIS NEW ENGLANDER IS A WESTSYLVANIAN? If not, click on (or go to the genealogy folder and scroll down).

    Carolyn Cornell (Rugh great grandmother) Holland

    Comment by carolyncholland — January 19, 2010 @ 2:35 am | Reply

  4. Oh sure, now I have to feel guilty because you weren’t able to bite an apple or sandwich for all those years. LOL. Loved the story and yes, I no longer pick up stuff off the ground to put in my mouth. Thank you for the happy birthday! Love, Cynthia

    Comment by Cynthia — March 4, 2010 @ 4:03 pm | Reply

  5. Hi Carolyn and Monte: I enjoyed Monte’s article about how you met. Congratulations on your anniversary! One of these days, we will meet, I hope. How is your book going?

    Best regards, Janet

    Comment by janet singer applefield — September 2, 2010 @ 7:48 am | Reply

  6. Carolyn, my birthday is Sept 14 so I really enjoyed your sisters picture and the poem. Tell her Happy Birthday from Oregon and a cousin’s wife. So glad we share Louis DeIsle. Barbee

    Comment by Barbee Hodgkins — September 15, 2010 @ 12:50 am | Reply

  7. Good morning from Church Hill, TN

    Comment by Ronda Morelock — March 12, 2014 @ 7:13 am | Reply

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