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by Dudley
Mon Dec 24, 2007 6:02 am
Forum: Christmas Literature
Topic: Group Story: ICE MOUNTAIN, A Chirstmas Tale
Replies: 30
Views: 26112

SUBJECTS FOR FURTHER RESEARCH The story of the art forgers getting pardons for paintings is true. It is still not known to this day which paintings were fakes, which were real..one of the best aspects is the employment of forgers who duped THE PAPERWORK. Baby Cheeks is the nick name of a real honest...
by Dudley
Mon Dec 24, 2007 5:52 am
Forum: Christmas Literature
Topic: Group Story: ICE MOUNTAIN, A Chirstmas Tale
Replies: 30
Views: 26112

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by Dudley
Mon Dec 24, 2007 5:51 am
Forum: Christmas Literature
Topic: Group Story: ICE MOUNTAIN, A Chirstmas Tale
Replies: 30
Views: 26112

The funeral took forever, and no one cared. The mourners walked on foot to the Silver Mountain club for one last good by and testament to Ben Carter, English teacher. His two fellow retired high school teachers phoned up and down the lines that day and had a moment of silence arranged, coast to coas...
by Dudley
Mon Dec 24, 2007 5:23 am
Forum: Christmas Literature
Topic: Group Story: ICE MOUNTAIN, A Chirstmas Tale
Replies: 30
Views: 26112

"See, this beautiful young lady was married to an old English lord, and she was said to have 'shot him in cold blood, point blank range'. "Anyway. This lawyer 'gets her off', I guess is how you say it. But the payment is a painting. A Rembrant. "The lawyer takes the painting home, ope...
by Dudley
Mon Dec 24, 2007 5:05 am
Forum: Christmas Literature
Topic: Group Story: ICE MOUNTAIN, A Chirstmas Tale
Replies: 30
Views: 26112

The Christmas parade came and went, and Tom cornered a couple of kids after to see if the Christmas decorations he had 'improved' on mainstreet had made any difference. "The were okay " said one boy.But what happened to the cowboy hat and the Buck Rogers rocket?" "Those were supp...
by Dudley
Sun Dec 23, 2007 4:42 am
Forum: Christmas Literature
Topic: Group Story: ICE MOUNTAIN, A Chirstmas Tale
Replies: 30
Views: 26112

How many miracles do you WANT in a day??? Tom had stopped by the diner and saw Sven and Dodger eating breakfast together and laughing. Land sakes, Sven even waved him over and bought HIM a cup of coffee.. "So you're not REALLY from Sweden??" Tom ventured during the second cup. Dodger curli...
by Dudley
Sat Dec 22, 2007 11:39 pm
Forum: Christmas Literature
Topic: Group Story: ICE MOUNTAIN, A Chirstmas Tale
Replies: 30
Views: 26112

Lill wanted to cry. She was sitting curled in a big leather chair about a century and a half old, cupping a mug of Chase and Sanborn in her palms. Bob was flaked out in the bed in front of her, hands at his side,feet pointed straight up. Bob snored. It was the snoring that made her want to weep with...
by Dudley
Thu Dec 20, 2007 10:14 pm
Forum: Christmas Literature
Topic: Group Story: ICE MOUNTAIN, A Chirstmas Tale
Replies: 30
Views: 26112

When a fuse blows, you need the fuse NOW, so that's why you put fuses beside the fuse box or near it..for when the fuse goes and you don't have to rummage looking for it. It's right there. Mary was that kind of person. The kind who looked ahead. And it wasn't just with fuses. She also had stuff stas...
by Dudley
Tue Dec 18, 2007 11:48 pm
Forum: Christmas Literature
Topic: Group Story: ICE MOUNTAIN, A Chirstmas Tale
Replies: 30
Views: 26112

Her name was Lill, and some days she thought she just might be the biggest sucker of all time. Five foot one. Blonde, natural blonde. Straight white teeth. Beautiful clear pale skin. She would be the best looking woman in the room, unless Dora was also in that room. And that's what happened. Bobby s...
by Dudley
Tue Dec 18, 2007 1:25 pm
Forum: Christmas Literature
Topic: Group Story: ICE MOUNTAIN, A Chirstmas Tale
Replies: 30
Views: 26112

Before Bobby Cassandra became 'Bobby Cassandra', he was Dr. Robert G. Cassandra...MD. Then being a convicted killer became a full time job, just staying alive. Now that was over too, and the ex doctor, ex death row inmate was left to wonder who he was now. Vermont seemed like a good place to find ou...
by Dudley
Fri Dec 14, 2007 11:14 am
Forum: Christmas Literature
Topic: Group Story: ICE MOUNTAIN, A Chirstmas Tale
Replies: 30
Views: 26112

"Jim Enright, please." "This is Mr. Enright speaking." "Mr. Enright, this is Vern Everley, State Department. We are going to need the use of four hotel rooms for the end of this week." "What's up?" "Your funeral in town sir. Ben. Ben Carter. English teach...
by Dudley
Fri Dec 14, 2007 10:54 am
Forum: Christmas Literature
Topic: Group Story: ICE MOUNTAIN, A Chirstmas Tale
Replies: 30
Views: 26112

Everyone stared at Tom, who suddenly wished he had kept his mouth shut. "No...cancel that...but they are related...this guy has a rounder face and his hair is not as long at the guy up at the Inn, but they are AT LEAST cousins." "I wonder what's up?" "Really not our affair a...
by Dudley
Mon Dec 10, 2007 12:47 pm
Forum: Christmas Literature
Topic: Group Story: ICE MOUNTAIN, A Chirstmas Tale
Replies: 30
Views: 26112

Bernard and Vern turned on the living room lamp in Ben's place. The night comes to Vermont suddenly in December, like someone switching off a light. Both stretched and groaned. It had been a long day, and both men were not used to the sheer EFFORT it took for this job. Right after the docs and funer...
by Dudley
Fri Dec 07, 2007 11:19 pm
Forum: Christmas Literature
Topic: Group Story: ICE MOUNTAIN, A Chirstmas Tale
Replies: 30
Views: 26112

When everyone finally left, Terry started to peal his orange and Dicky curled up beside him. Dicky watched what Terry was doing with eyes wide. Terry was taking the white back off the orange peel and leaving just the orange outer skin...almost transparent..behind. Then he started to tear it into the...
by Dudley
Wed Dec 05, 2007 11:32 am
Forum: Christmas Literature
Topic: Group Story: ICE MOUNTAIN, A Chirstmas Tale
Replies: 30
Views: 26112

"WHAT about me???" asked Dicky. Terry and Caroline turned. Dicky had managed to blindside them both by coming towards them between a pair of parked cars. Great. Caroline didn't know WHAT to say, but Terry only needed a second to recover."Your older sister wanted to know if YOU wanted ...

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