Tag Archives: A Christmas Carol

Meaningful Gifts

This Christmas season has been especially hard for my family. Among other reasons, it is the first we’ve had since my grandmother Elsie Bogart ( on my mom’s side) passed away from cancer this past spring. There are a number … Continue reading

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Why Star Wars is a Perfect Fit for a December Release

Along with Spielberg’s Jaws, the entire concept of the summer blockbuster owes it’s existence to Star Wars. I can still remember the fun of cosplaying as Anakin Skywalker while my best friend went as Palpatine for the release of Revenge … Continue reading

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Say Thanks

When news broke this past month that not only stores would be opening even earlier on Thanksgiving night for Black Friday shopping, but that some, like K-Mart would be open from 6 Am on thanksgiving to 11 Pm on Friday … Continue reading

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Scrooge or Bailey?

When the Ghost of Christmas future takes Ebenezer Scrooge to see a possible future that could exist if he doesn’t change his greedy ways he sees a Christmas that follows shortly after he dies. As he sees this vision of … Continue reading

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Dickens’ Christmas Carol… A Lasting Tradition and Infinitely More.

I was only 10 years old the first time I read Charles Dickens’ immortal classic A Christmas Carol, and this Christmas will mark my fifteenth year that I’ve read this enduring novella. The story itself had been with me much … Continue reading

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