A Christmas Story: The Perfect Picture of a Simpler, Yet Complicated Time | Beaufort County Now | The movie "A Christmas Story" is the most exposed story in a decade. With this gem, who needs to own the DVD? It drones on and on each Christmas Sesaon, and we are left with vignettes of somebody's memories. | Christmas Season, In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash, Jean Shepherd, In the Christmas Spirit, chrstms
The movie "A Christmas Story," by humorist Jean Shepherd, is the most exposed story in a decade. With this gem, who needs to own the DVD? It drones on and on each Christmas Season, and we are left with multiple vignettes of somebody's memories.
If you remember anything resembling any of this, you are a pretty old guy. I guess I'm getting there too.
Here below are is an assemblage of some of my favorites.
What boy did not want a BB gun for Christmas? It'll shoot your eye out!
What does one do when a pack of wild dogs storm through your kitchen and devour your Christmas turkey, and the neighborhood Chinese eatery is the only meal to be had? Well, you don't order take out.
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