Tag: Christmas

December 12, 2011

Review: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (audiobook)

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol has to be one of his most loved works and also one of the most widely known Christmas stories. Published in 1843, the novella tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a miser who is visited one Christmas Eve by four “spirits” whose mission is to save him from himself. In Mission Audio’s audiobook edition of the story, narrator Simon Vance gives a […]

December 15, 2006

Portland’s "Holiday Tree"

Officials in Maine’s largest city have decided to call the traditional Christmas tree at Monument Square a “holiday tree,” citing a desire to be sensitive to other people and religions as the reason for their decision to avoid directly referencing the Christian holiday. But Michael Heath, executive director of the Christian Civic League of Maine (CCLM), notes that the Portland officials apparently have no problem […]

December 23, 2005

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Well, Christmas is two days away. I finished my school work on Monday, finished my shopping on Monday, finally got most of my Christmas cards in the mail Wednesday (if you haven’t received one yet and think you should, it’s probably in the mail or still sitting on my desk – I’m thinking about sending Martin Luther King Day cards 🙂 ). Life has calmed […]