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BrendaBrick Donating Member (859 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-03-11 05:17 PM
Response to Reply #8
12. I agree
What a nice tradition!

FYI - You may want to run this by the folks in the fiction forum for additional feedback!
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  -Can ya'll give me some suggestions re: short stories to read aloud CTyankee  Dec-03-11 04:36 PM   #0 
  - There is a collection of Christmas stories by Charles Dickens  SpiralHawk   Dec-03-11 04:38 PM   #1 
  - "Night of the Meek," by Rod Serling  villager   Dec-03-11 04:39 PM   #2 
  - Is it creepy?  CTyankee   Dec-03-11 04:47 PM   #4 
     - Well, it's sentimental, ultimately -- with a nice twist at the end!  villager   Dec-03-11 04:48 PM   #5 
        - Thanks, sounds nice! Is it short?  CTyankee   Dec-03-11 04:49 PM   #7 
           - It is -- don't know if those old Bantam "Twilight Zone" collections are still in print...  villager   Dec-03-11 05:01 PM   #10 
           - Youtube has the original show in 2 parts  rurallib   Dec-04-11 08:21 AM   #35 
  - Is Dickens "A Christmas Carol" too obvious?  Nye Bevan   Dec-03-11 04:41 PM   #3 
  - It is too long, yes. Also, everybody knows it...something they haven't seen before  CTyankee   Dec-03-11 04:49 PM   #6 
  - No short story but what a great tradition!  lunatica   Dec-03-11 04:52 PM   #8 
  - Isn't it fun? It was my dtr's idea!  CTyankee   Dec-03-11 05:11 PM   #11 
  - I agree  BrendaBrick   Dec-03-11 05:17 PM   #12 
  - David Sedaris's "Santaland Diaries"! Hilarious! Here he is reading it:  WinkyDink   Dec-03-11 04:57 PM   #9 
  - wow, that's a bit grim...I do like it tho...  CTyankee   Dec-03-11 06:38 PM   #16 
  - this is a HILARIOUS bit, but  IcyPeas   Dec-04-11 01:38 PM   #39 
  - "The Blue Eyes" by Isak Dinesen. Will go check to make sure  Sal Minella   Dec-03-11 06:21 PM   #13 
  - If I read that story right, it is a very dark tale...not sure my best bet for xmas eve...  CTyankee   Dec-03-11 06:34 PM   #15 
  - Here are a couple  Tx4obama   Dec-03-11 06:22 PM   #14 
  - Pull out a copy of Little House on the Prairie by  SheilaT   Dec-03-11 07:16 PM   #17 
  - "An Old Fashioned Christmas" by Robert Benchley n/t  theophilus   Dec-03-11 07:19 PM   #18 
  - Go the F**k to Sleep [Hardcover] :)  Edweird   Dec-03-11 07:26 PM   #19 
  - That is not a good one since there will be KIDS there. n/t  Tx4obama   Dec-03-11 07:29 PM   #20 
     - Humorless.  Edweird   Dec-03-11 07:32 PM   #21 
     - they are pretty old kids, really...they sure don't believe in santa any more...  CTyankee   Dec-03-11 07:40 PM   #22 
        - Well, I just don't think it is right to say the F-word dozens of times in front of a 10 yr old n/t  Tx4obama   Dec-03-11 07:51 PM   #23 
           - She hears it a lot from her oldest sister but she herself says "What the fudge?"  CTyankee   Dec-03-11 07:59 PM   #24 
  - "A Christmas Memory" Truman Capote and as mentioned above "Santaland Diaries"  Safetykitten   Dec-03-11 08:18 PM   #25 
  - The Grinch! nt  Zorra   Dec-03-11 08:34 PM   #26 
  - Why don't you make your own story up. I bet you could come up with a great idea.  southernyankeebelle   Dec-03-11 08:34 PM   #27 
  - Murder For Christmas edited by..............  mrmpa   Dec-03-11 08:45 PM   #28 
  - Grab a copy of  InkAddict   Dec-03-11 09:56 PM   #29 
  - A 'Best Christmas Stories' Web Site  Johnny Harpo   Dec-03-11 10:02 PM   #30 
  - A Short Stories Web Site  Johnny Harpo   Dec-03-11 10:05 PM   #31 
  - A Free Short Stories Web Site  Johnny Harpo   Dec-03-11 10:08 PM   #32 
  - I don't know if you are familiar with The Read-Aloud  murielm99   Dec-03-11 11:50 PM   #33 
  - A famous Christmas poem also good for Halloween:  dimbear   Dec-04-11 01:27 AM   #34 
  - I was ten years old more than sixty years ago, but today if I heard  Sal Minella   Dec-04-11 09:55 AM   #37 
  - The Christmas Truce of 1914 (True Story)  BrendaBrick   Dec-04-11 08:45 AM   #36 
  - A Child's Christmas in Wales  likesmountains 52   Dec-04-11 10:08 AM   #38 
  - Shel Silverstein has some excellent read-aloud stories  riderinthestorm   Dec-04-11 02:01 PM   #40 
  - Hans Christian Andersen:  IcyPeas   Dec-04-11 02:42 PM   #41 
  - A friend of mine once read "A Long Walk to Forever" by Vonnegut out loud to me.  Brickbat   Dec-04-11 03:26 PM   #42 
  - This one is kinda neat  vard28   Dec-04-11 03:41 PM   #43 

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