A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, adapted by R. D. Carstairs

A Christmas Carol tends to be one of my selections every year, whether it be in print, on audio, or watching a movie adaptation. It’s just a good story. Ebenezer starts off as an arrogant, obstinate, miserly man, but by the end, he’s generous and warm-hearted, a changed man. I listened …

Thursday’s Tale: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving

I know “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” is not actually a folk tale, but it has become so familiar to us, so much a part of our culture, that I think it still fits in my rather loose Thursday Tales collection. I’ve read the story of the schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane …