ISSUE #1: A moment frozen in time: Our 40th anniversary event through the eyes of a fan

Saturday, March 16, 2024

Primary Blog/ISSUE #1: A moment frozen in time: Our 40th anniversary event through the eyes of a fan

"In the heart of Hammond, Indiana, amidst the whirl of snowflakes and the glow of Christmas lights, I found myself stepping into a scene straight out of my childhood dreams. The 40th anniversary of 'A Christmas Story' wasn't just an event; it was a pilgrimage back to a time where magic was real, and dreams lived in every corner of our minds. Seeing the cast reunite, sharing laughs, and recounting tales from behind the scenes, I was reminded of the power of stories and how they bind us across time and space. This wasn't just a celebration; it was a homecoming."

- A Cherished Fan

As the snow gently blankets the streets of Hammond, Indiana, bringing with it a chill that sparks warmth in our hearts, we find ourselves reflecting on the magic of our recent 40th Anniversary Celebration of "A Christmas Story." Through the eyes of a cherished fan, we're reminded of the profound connection we all share with Ralphie, his family, and his adventures - a bond that goes beyond the screen, weaving into the very fabric of our holiday traditions and memories.

Susan Berry's account of their early arrival and personal encounter with Peter Billingsley, the heart of "A Christmas Story," highlights a moment of pure magic and connection. Her experience, shared with heartfelt enthusiasm, brings us closer to the spirit of the holidays through the lens of our beloved classic.

Susan Shares:
"...We made a beeline to Peter... he was incredibly kind... We have a personal note from Ralphie on my prized leg lamp... He made a sweet comment about my kids, our own Ralphie and Randy... It was a great morning!! It's... it's... it's indescribably beautiful! It reminds me of the Fourth of July!"

Susan's tale is a beacon of the joy and simplicity that "A Christmas Story" continues to bring into our lives, reminding us of the cherished moments that define our holiday experiences.

To delve into the full warmth of Susan's story, click here: Read More

Keep your BB guns at the ready, and your bunny suits fluffy,

Yano Anaya,
also known as the...
not-so-terrifying Grover Dill 🎯🐰

P.S. Whispers of Wonder: A Glimpse into 2024?

Amid the joyous echoes of our last reunion, whispers have started to weave through the snowy streets of Hammond - whispers of another gathering in 2024. While nothing is set in stone, the mere possibility has set hearts aflutter with anticipation. But there's an intriguing twist: a mystery person, a shadow from the past with untold stories, might just step into the light.

In the weeks to come, we'll share clues that hint at who this could be and the secrets they hold. Each email will be a piece of the puzzle, leading you closer to uncovering the truth behind this enigmatic figure.

Who could they be? And what tales are yet to be told? These questions hang in the air, like snowflakes on the brink of a gentle descent. With each message, we'll draw back the curtain just a bit more, offering glimpses into the potential reunion and the mystery that surrounds it.

There was a clue as to who the mystery person is in this very email... did you catch it? Think you know what it is? Can you take a wild guess? Reply to this email and let me know what you think it is. Start chatting in the Facebook community with #acsfmystery and see if, as a community, you all can put your minds together and discover what it is!

Stay with us on this journey. The path to 2024 is lined with stories waiting to be discovered, secrets poised to be revealed, and an invitation to be part of a reunion that promises to bridge the past with the present in the most enchanting way.

Are you ready to chase the whispers and unlock the mysteries of "A Christmas Story"?

Written By:

Yano Anaya (Grover Dill)