Wednesday, December 26, 2012

The Ghosts of Christmases Past


 The ghosts of Christmases Past:
(Actually, I've got a few Hannukah and New Year's things thrown in there as well, so maybe it should be called "the ghosts of holidays past")
  • Mar 11, 2006 a review of Bud Davidge's The Mummer's Song, a picture book illustrated by Ian Wallace
  • Dec 22, 2006 review of Clement Moore's The Night Before Christmas, picture book illustrated by Jan Brett
  • Apr  18, 2007 a mashup poem I wrote called "This is Just Christmas Day, Jack"
  • Dec 21, 2007 review of Douglas Smith's short story, "New Year's Eve" 
  • Dec. 28, 2007 poem for New Year's: John Dryden's "All, All of a Piece Throughout"
  • Dec 25, 2007 The best Christmas tree ever!
  • Dec 24, 2007 review and link to O. Henry's "The Gift of the Magi"
  • Dec. 21, 2007 review of Tom Waits' "Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis"
  • Dec. 10, 2007 review of Stuart McLean's "Polly Anderson's Christmas Party"
  • Dec. 27, 2008 game inspired by Robbie Burns' "Auld Lang Syne"
  • Dec. 25, 2008 review of Kevin Major's The House of Wooden Santas
  • Dec. 22, 2008 review and link to John Cheever's short story "Christmas is a Sad Season for the Poor"
  • Dec. 20, 2008 Madgabbed Christmas titles (one of most popular post of all time)
  • Dec. 15, 2008 review of Stuart McLean's "Dave Cooks the Turkey"
  • Dec. 13, 2008 Grinch Scattergories
  • Dec. 12, 2008 review of Herménégilde Chiasson's Beatitudes. His collection of poetry isn't Christmas related, but at the end of this post I wrote a Christmas poem, based on his style.
  • Dec. 8, 2008 review and link to L. Frank Baum's short story "A Kidnapped Santa Claus"
  • Dec. 6, 2008 A game inspired by Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
  • Dec. 27, 2009 A review of L.M. Falcone's YA novel The Mysterious Mummer
  • Dec. 25, 2009 Scenes from A Charlie Brown Christmas and Dave Foley's Christmas special
  • Dec. 21, 2009 A review and link to Stuart McLean's "Christmas at the Turlington's"
  • Dec 19, 2009 A Robert Service reindeer game
  • Dec. 14, 2009 A review and link to Lucy Maud Montgomery's short story "Aunt Cyrilla's Christmas Basket"
  • Dec. 12, 2009 Hannukah one line word searches
  • Dec. 9, 2009 A review and link to Deborah Rochford-Kellerman's short story "Hannukah Candles"
  • Dec. 1, 2009 Most of this post isn't Christmas related, but if you scroll to the end there's a list of Canadian Christmas titles
  • Dec. 27, 2010 a review and link to Selma Lagerlof's short story "The Animal's New Year's Eve"
  • Dec. 25, 2010 a review of Jean Little's Pippin, The Christmas Pig, a picture book illustrated by Werner Zimmerman
  • Dec. 20, 2010 a review of Wayne Curtis' short story "My Mother's Christmas Art"
  • Dec. 13, 2010 a review and link to Fielding Dawson's short story "The Vertical Fields"
  • Dec. 6, 2010 a review and link to Charles de Lint and MaryAnn Harris' short story "A Crow Girls Christmas"
  • Dec. 29, 2011 a review of Alan Bradley's novel I Am Half-Sick of Shadows
  • Dec. 26, 2011 a review and link to Guy de Maupassant's "A New Year's Gift"
  • Dec. 25, 2011 a Christmas Story gif I created
  • Dec 19, 2011 a review and link to Arthur Conan Doyle's short story, "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle"
  • Dec. 17, 2011 a review of 3 Canadian Christmas picture books by Troy Townsin
  • Dec. 12, 2011 a review of Joan Sennette's short story "Amanda's Special Gift"
  • Dec. 5, 2011 a review and link to Helene Christaller's short story "Brother Robber"
  • Jan. 23, 2012 a review and link to William S. Burroughs' short story "The 'Priest' They Called Him" (with music by Kurt Cobain) 
  • Aug. 27, 2012 a review and link to DH Lawrence'sshort story "The Rocking Horse Winner"
  • Dec. 3, 2012 a review and link to Stephen Leacock's short story "The New Food," and a call for Canadian Christmas short story suggestions
  • Dec. 10, 2012 a review and link to Frederick Forsyth's short story "The Shepherd" 
  • Dec 16, 2012 The Trouble with Rudolph
  • Dec 17, 2012 a review and link to Charles Stross's sci-fi Christmas short story "Overtime"
  • Dec 18, 2012 a review of Suzy Kline's children's novella Horrible Harry's Christmas Surprise
  • Dec 19, 2012 a review of Jeff Brown's children's novella Stanley's Christmas Adventure 
  • Dec 20, 2012 a review of Michael Kusugak's picture book Baseball Bats for Christmas 
  • Dec 20, 2012 Hosting Virtual Advent: Injecting Christmas into famous songs and books
  • Dec 21, 2012 a review of Robert Mary Pope Osborne's children's novel Christmas in Camelot (of the Magic Tree House series)
  • Dec 22, 2012 a review of Robert Munsch's picture book Finding Christmas
  • Dec 23, 2012 a review of Mike Reiss's picture book Merry Un-Christmas
  • Dec 24, 2012 a review and link to John Kendrick Bangs' short story "The Water Ghost of Harrowby Hall"
  • Dec 25, 2012 literary Christmas quotes 

1 comment:

Barbara Bruederlin said...

Christmas figures large in your universe!