Searching for "feel good" Christmas stories, I came upon this episode of "The Story." In this interview with Tomie DePaola, children's book author and illustrator, he describes his childhood memories of Christmas. You can listen to it on your computer. I listened to it on my iPod as I wandered through the overcrowded grocery store....and even found myself smiling.
The Story: Christmas Past
He looks a wee bit like an elf. (Which is a good thing.)