CHAMPIONS 💕


“Champions are not made in gyms. Champions are made from something deep inside of them, a desire, a dream, a vision. Skill, yes, but the will must be stronger than the skill.” 😃💕
– Muhammad Ali

LLOYD HAYNES WITH MUHAMMAD ALI HAVING FUN ON 20th Century Fox lot after filming “The Greatest.”

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YOU’RE SO APPRECIATED


Gc Fuentez, thank you so much for your generous support and for taking the time to share this fun picture with me. It’s very much appreciated.😃💕

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SO ADORABLY FUNNY

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I had the honor of an interview with three hamsters from Dundee, Scotland, last week and thought you might enjoy this adorable adventure. 🥰

Shehanne Moore is a most prolific, talented writer and one of my favorites. ENJOY!

Have you ever seen one of those dramatic moments in a film when two people meet, and all the noise in the room disappears?’


CAROLYN. Yes, it was at Hugh Hefner‘s party, and I was there to meet Hugh and his then-girlfriend Barbie Benton. I don’t think I ever believed in love at first sight until that evening. Even then, it took some time before I realized the thunderbolt was love. LOL During my conversation with Lloyd, I asked him what he did for a living, and he told me he was a bra salesman. Considering where we were, I thought business must be good. Besides, Lloyd was too convincing for me to laugh out loud, so I just stared quietly. LOL 

CAROLYN. Lloyd Haynes, the lead actor of the 1970s TV show Room 222. The show had premiered a month earlier, and I missed it and didn’t know who Lloyd was. Despite that evening we weren’t together right away. It was quite a long journey. 

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CAROLYN. I started as a child with dancing, ballet, piano, voice, and modeling lessons. Then appeared in a few children’s shows, sang with on-camera personalities. I still have newspaper clippings that my mother saved. I grew into television, films, sang in a few clubs, and Lloyd and I almost toured together as singers, but my family came first.

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CAROLYN. Yes, after Lloyd died, I wasn’t ready to go back to acting, and working with Sol Saks became available.

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CAROLYN. Yes! I’ve been in the process of writing a book on Bewitched for the last two years now. I’m editing at the moment and hope to find a publisher with more clout to launch the book.

CAROLYN. Over the years, people asked questions regarding Lloyd and growing up in the Hollywood area. Then, one day a dear friend suggested I write a book. I was reluctant, but she convinced me. 

I prayed a lot and began the four-year adventure that I surprisingly enjoyed. With the success of my first book, I then had the honor to write a book for Sol Saks. Though he did ask me a couple of times while we worked together, I couldn’t imagine writing in those days. 


CAROLYN Thank you, dudes. I hope it’s a book that people enjoy reading. The best advice I received on writing I learned from Sol Saks. During the years we worked together, I took pages of notes on the advice he gave university students, his regime, and experiences writing for newspapers, scripts for radio, television, and books. His words explain it so much better than I can, and I believe I’ve captured the advice in this new book. 

ABOUT CAROLYN

CAROLYN HAYNES, a mother of four beautiful and talented daughters. She is a member of the Screen Actors Guild, Author’s Guild, and many poet/writers workshops. She attended the American Film Institute, Film Industry Workshops, Pasadena Playhouse, and received an invitation to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, England.
Carolyn has received congratulations from readers and professionals in many fields on her ability to draw her readers in, painting feel-able emotions, enabling them to view the scenes in their minds.
She assisted Mr. Sol Saks, the creator of the TV series Bewitched. She aided with his books, plays, theater and television productions, and university classes on the art of writing. As wife to Samuel Lloyd Haynes, she also assisted in his screenplays, short stories, and photography.
Carolyn is the author of the premier memoir/biography, “The Lloyd Haynes Story.” Samuel Lloyd Haynes, notably known for his staring depiction of Pete Dixon; on “Room 222,” is a look at an extraordinary international, multicultural, and sometimes controversial soul that I think you will enjoy.
Soon to be published is a captivating adventure into the life of a genius of comedy, Mr. Sol Saks.

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Lloyd Haynes, the beloved star of critically acclaimed 1970s television series Room 222. A visceral story of unyielding love and epic valor, as we follow Lloyd Haynes remarkable journey from a family mortuary to stardom, military officer, and recognition from the U. S. Senate. “With all those gorgeous women around, what made his eyes seek-out yours? Or, did you seek-out his?” Alison Bogert A MUST READ- SUPERBLY WRITTEN – The Tribune

COMPASSION 💕

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Our human compassion binds us one to the other, not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future. 💞
—Nelson Mandela
A HOPE-FILLED WEEKEND, EVERYONE 🥰

EVERY GREAT DREAM


“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, we have within us the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” 😃♥️

Harriet Tubman

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SUCH A LOVELY FRIEND


Denise Nicolas and Lloyd HAYNES

HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU, DEAR DENISE NICHOLAS 😃💕

Donna Denise Nicholas, 7/12/44 known primarily for high-school guidance counselor Liz McIntyre on Room 222 & Councilwoman Harriet DeLong on In The Heat Of the Night.

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RICH IN LIFE


The Lloyd Haynes Story, by author Carolyn Haynes, is an extraordinary story, rich in life and full of grace. A story of a man who made the world a better place with his acts of kindness, humour, talent, and intelligence. Fascinating and historically important, I highly recommend.

Reading your book was a lovely reminder of how important our interactions with every person with whom we come into contact with is, and how every encounter is an opportunity to show kindness and grace. Your story is filled with so much optimism and hope. Thank you, Carolyn.

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TO SEE A MAN


“I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives, and to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.” 😃💕
– Abraham Lincoln

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA!
ENJOY YOUR WEEKEND ♥️♥️♥️

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IMAGINE 😍


“Description begins in the writer’s imagination, but should finish in the reader’s.” 😃♥️
-Stephen King

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SOUGHT-AFTER


TOP: Agnes Moorehead, Dick York, Elizabeth Montgomery, and writer SOL SAKS

“If you can make people laugh, you’ll find an audience. As soon as you can write funny, your services will be sought-after.”
—Sol Saks (creator of Bewitched)

Excerpt from the premier book BEWITCHED coming soon. 😃♥️

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A BITE! 😅


“Don’t be distracted by criticism. Truly dear friend…the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you!”
—Zig Ziglar 😃💕

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GREAT TALENT-GREAT DESPAIR

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The last lines of a poem Michelangelo wrote to Giovanni Da Pistoia when he was painting the vault of the Sistine Chapel:

My painting is dead…I am not in the right place, I am not a painter.

CLINT EASTWOOD


HAPPY HAPPY BELATED 91st BIRTHDAY TO YOU DEAR CLINT EASTWOOD! 😃♥️

Clinton Eastwood Jr. (born May 31, 1930) is an American actor, film director, composer, and producer.

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HAVING FUN ♥️


Don’t let your fears get in the way of your dreams. Creativity is simply intelligence having fun. 😃♥️
—Albert Einstein

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AVENUE OF THE HERO’S

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Our dearest friend, Lieutenant Commander Frank Thornton‘s exemplary and heroic achievements were recognized many times by the United States and the Republic of Vietnam making him one of the most frequently decorated Navy SEALs. Enlisting in January 1960, Thornton began UDT/Replacement training in Little Creek, Virginia in June of 1961 and graduated with Class 26 in October of that year.

He was at the forefront of the Naval Special Warfare community as the SEAL teams formed in January of 1962, and he held various positions as a member of UDT 21, UDT 22, SEAL Team One, SEAL Team Two and the BUD/S Staff in Coronado. As a Vietnam era SEAL, his assignments included tours as one of the first U.S. Navy SEAL advisors to Vietnamese SEALs and as a Provincial Reconnaissance Advisor.

Thornton participated in hundreds of combat operations and patrols and fought during the January 1968 Tet offensive, receiving a Bronze Star for his actions. Bravery and courage under fire are the foundation for any exceptional combat leader.

Thornton demonstrated these traits time and time again. His August 1969 Silver Star citation describes just one example. “As patrol leader of an eight-man combat patrol which was taken under heavy fire, Thornton risked his life while leaping in front of a seriously wounded man and killing the Viet Cong directly in front of him. While still under heavy fire, he carried the injured man to an open area for evacuation. Again hit by heavy automatic weapons fire from an enemy bunker, he unhesitantly assaulted the bunker with small arms and hand grenades, resulting in three Viet Cong dead and one captured.”

An inspirational leader who directly contributed to a steady rise in combat proficiency and fighting spirit among his Vietnamese counterparts,» he served with distinction throughout his career and rose through the ranks to hold positions of increasing responsibility, including duties as a Warrant Officer and ultimately attaining the rank of Lieutenant Commander.

His awards include the Silver Star, Bronze Star with Combat “V”- five awards, Navy Commendation Medal with Combat “V”- two awards, Purple Heart – two awards and numerous Vietnam Staff awards for gallantry. Thornton has resided in Coronado since 1974 and retired from active duty in 1981.

The Hometown Heroes banners can be viewed on Third and Fourth Streets between Orange Avenue and Alameda Boulevard, which have been designated by the City of Coronado as “The Avenue of Heroes” and recently designated by the State of California as a Blue Star Memorial Highway.  For more information on how to nominate a banner recipient, you can go to the Avenue of Heroes webpage on the City of Coronado website at: https://www.coronado.ca.us/cms/one.aspx?pageId=1617550. In addition, application forms may be picked up at either City Hall or the Coronado Historical Association Museum of History and Art.

LCDR FRANK THORNTON

Sensational Read—Today’s Mockingbird!


A book to cherish, a history to recall, a journey to stardom that will leave the reader forever changed. Beautiful, moving, and wonderfully told by my dear friend Carolyn Haynes.

—Simon Thompson

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Byrd The Bailiff Carmine Caradonna

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INTRODUCING MR. SAKS 🎉🎬


Introducing Mr. Sol Saks creator of the TV series Bewitched. Coming soon a time-travel adventure from Poland to Hollywood. ♥️

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HOLLYWOOD SPEAKEASY 😍


A CALIFORNIA TREASURE

Old Hollywood glamour lives on at the historic Art Deco hotel established in 1933. I was completely captivated and carried back in time.

In the late 1930’s, the Hollywood elite flocked to the beach to escape the valley heat, and The Georgian Hotel’s popularity grew. As time passed, the basement restaurant of this gorgeous Santa Monica hotel earned a great deal of attention. One of the last strongholds of the Prohibition Era and considered a Speakeasy, the Georgian hosted dozens of film stars, industry moguls and a few notorious. “Bugsy” Siegel, Clark Gable, Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle, and Carole Lombard. Later, Rose Kennedy, (JFK’s mother) would spend her summers at The Georgian entertaining Hollywood royalty and journalists in the hotel lobby.

Great food, service, and ambiance…this is a California treasure!

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A DAY WITH LLOYD HAYNES


Someone asked me what a typical day was like with Lloyd, and it didn’t take too long for me to remember a day that summed it up. He was working on a movie at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and treated like royalty. His dressing room was gorgeous and was at one time Clark Gable’s, so the story goes. During that extraordinary day, he had an interview away from the lot with Variety magazine, then signed autographs for the adoring, energetic, and screaming fans. While trying to get into his car and return to work, several of the paparazzi crowded him and were yelling questions. Lloyd calmly answered, then drove back to work.
When he arrived home, the man who walked through the door was lovable Sonny from South Bend, Indiana. He hugged me and kissed me as if I was the only person in the world, he…

Muhammad Ali – Leslie Ann Warren – Michael Constantine – Navy Days – Nancy Wilson

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My Dear Uncle Vince! 😃♥️


Born Vincenzo Lazzara in Sicily, became the New York State Athletic Commission world middleweight champion when he defeated reigning champion Lou Brouillard on October 30, 1933. His title was also recognized by the National Boxing Association (NBA)

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THANK YOU ♥️


With a grateful heart, I thank each one of you who have taken the time to Like my AUTHOR’S’s page. You are very much appreciated. XO 😃♥️

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WINGS TO FLY ♥️


A Happy Mothers Day tribute to the amazing women in my family, now in heaven, thank you for wings to fly!
😃💞
My mother, with the white flower in her hair, My 4 aunts, and my dear grandmother!

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BEGIN AGAIN 🥰


“Nothing is ever beyond repair. We break, we bleed, and we begin again; if you choose, trust will mend, a deep love restored, new shoots can flourish among the stones.” 🥰

HAPPY MOTHERS DAY WEEKEND TO ALL! 😃♥️

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CINCO DE MAYO


Happy Cinco de Mayo!  

We observe and commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza.

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A BEWITCHING UPDATE

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Taking a needed rest this weekend, then beginning the editing process for the new Bewitched book! Yay!! 😀💕

“Bewitched” is a travel back in time biography/memoir about the creator of the 1970s TV series Bewitched, Sol Saks. What influenced him and the effects it had on the actors. More to come.

GETTING WARMER 😃♥️


Spring has come and so will happiness. Hold on. Life is getting warmer. 😃♥️
—Anita Krizzan

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EVER FAITHFUL


“Help us to be ever faithful gardeners of the spirit, who know that without darkness nothing comes to birth, and without light nothing flowers. ”
May Sarton

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A 73-YEAR LOVE STORY

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“A 73-year love-story…grief is the price paid for such a love.”–Queen Elizabeth 11

A life well-lived. He is known for his kindness to all people.

It is with great respect that we remember His Royal Highness, Prince Philip. Our deepest and most heartfelt sympathy goes out to Her Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the members of the Royal Family, and the people of the United Kingdom.

“To have fallen in love so completely and unreservedly makes all one’s personal and even the world’s troubles seem small and petty.” —Prince Phillip to his Princes Elizabeth now Queen.

UPGRADE AVAILABLE 💕


“Don’t downgrade your dream to match your reality, upgrade your faith to match your destiny.” 😃💕

Lloyd and I enjoying time with The Blue Angels. ♥️

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SO DEFINED 🥰


‪Life is defined not by what we let go, but what we let in. Friendship, kind words, and the courage to follow our dreams.😃💕‬
‪-Call The Midwife‬

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