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Texas Slim and The Not So Silent Night

Here’s a holiday short story. Hope you enjoy it.

Texas Slim and the Not So Silent Night

By Silas Champion

Texas Slim jammed his battered hat down lower, trying to cover the top of his ears. 1,910 more words

Short Story

Bedtime Story (1941)

Director: Alexander Hall

The climactic sequence of Bedtime Story is a screwball homage to the Marx Brothers’ classic A Night at the Opera. Attempting to interrupt his ex-wife (Loretta Young) and her new husband (Allyn Joslyn), Luke Drake (Fredric March) invites a cast of characters into their hotel room, culminating with an over-crowded, riotous frenzy. 149 more words


The Runaway Hug

“The Runaway Hug” by Nick Bland is an excellent addition to the bedtime book collection of little ones and their weary parents. Everyone in the family can relate to it for different reasons- toddlers will fall in love with Lucy, the little girl on a mission to share her mother’s very last hug with everyone in her household before bedtime; and parents will appreciate how Freya Blackwood has illustrated a house strewn with the true chaos that only toddlers can create. 314 more words

Beautiful Artwork

Goodnight Moon: Picture Book with Bedtime Rhymes

Brown, Margaret Wise. Goodnight Moon. 32 p. New York: Harper & Row. 1947.

In case your first impression of Goodnight Moon is: this bedtime book looks like a real sleeper; I must whisper, “Hush!” This early children’s book gets everything right, because Margaret Wise Brown chooses to do some things… 301 more words

Pleasure Reading

Today in Madonna History: December 5, 1994

On December 5 1994, Madonna began filming the music video for Bedtime Story at Universal Studios in Los Angeles, CA.

The video marked her second collaboration with director Mark Romanek and featured cinematography by Harris Savides. 284 more words


Tales of the One-Eyed Man

In the stories they tell their children for a restful sleep, there is always the figure of the one-eyed man. He is never the main character in these stories. 320 more words


Green Broccoli and Lamb

Look at what I picked up from the market this weekend!  A BEAUTIFUL romanesco!  Before eating it, I decided to turn it into a poem first, with lots of cheers and help from Plumster :) 502 more words