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“A Tribute to the Original, Traditional, One-Hundred-Percent, Red-Blooded, Two-Fisted, All-American Christmas...”

It’s Christmas Eve and like most everyone I suppose, the day has me remembering the good things from childhood around this time of year.

One of my favorite movies is the 1983 release of “A Christmas Story” which is a novel by Jean Shepherd and takes place in Highland, Indiana (I think) or maybe Hammond, and how he finagles his father into getting him a Red Rider BB gun.

Well, I also have that Christmas memory of hoping for the same BB gun. That was what Santa brought me that year and one my best gifts ever.

It’s a wonder some kid in the neighborhood didn’t lose an eye because we often had regular old shoot em up gun fights in the woods behind our house on Kelly Street in Hobart. Gosh those darned BB’s really hurt.

If you’ve never seen the movie, it is a must see, that’s for sure.

I wish you all a very peaceful Christmas.


Charlie O said…
Hi Charlie, hope you had a great X-Mas. I'm trying to figure out how to blog and get blog sites in my favorites. See you soon, Charlie O

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